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Iran Looks to Maintain Influence in Baghdad With New Shia PMi
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August 18, 2014 11:42 PM
Washington and Tehran share the goal of stopping Syrian-based militants in Iraq. But experts say it's Iran, not the United States, that will most influence how the new government in Baghdad approaches internal reforms and the war in Syria. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns has the story.

Iran Looks to Maintain Influence in Baghdad With New Shia PM

Published August 18, 2014

Washington and Tehran share the goal of stopping Syrian-based militants in Iraq. But experts say it's Iran, not the United States, that will most influence how the new government in Baghdad approaches internal reforms and the war in Syria. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns has the story.


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