Understanding Iraq requires understanding Iran

Understanding Iraq requires understanding Iran


On November the 14th, on the occasion of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly gathering in the city of Quebec, a US Congressman acknowledged to me his bewilderment with what he perceived as a gigantic U-turn in US policy in the Greater Middle-East.He was astonished that the President Bush’s closest ally Tony Blair and the special envoy James Baker, has suddenly discovered the stabilising capacities of the Iranian-Syrian duet. He was equally astounded with the appointment of an “Iran-contra” veteran t...


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