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Iraq Is Quietly Falling Apart
While Washington focuses on great power competition, Iran’s proxies have seized power in Baghdad and are gutting the state.
Jun 5, 2023◆
- Michael Knights
Today, the Islamic Republic of Iran poses the most serious and urgent set of security challenges to the United States and its allies in the greater Middle East. Since the Khomeini revolution in 1979, Iran has sought to export its radical ideology through the use of terrorism, subversion, and support to ideological fellow-travelers throughout the Muslim world.
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