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Top Pentagon Intel Officer: Iraq ‘May Not Come Back as an Intact State’

“Iraq ‘may indeed be irreparably fractured and may not come back as an intact state,’ he said. Current U.S. policy, which is to treat Iraq as a unitary state and avoid formal diplomatic recognition of de facto separate entities such as the Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq, would have to change if that occurred.”

Source: Top Pentagon Intel Officer: Iraq ‘May Not Come Back as an Intact State’ | Foreign Policy

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