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Iraq’s dangerous new friend

On sunday, George W. Bush’s war against terror was turned upside down — and this time the president might even notice. That’s because when “our guys” in Iraq start firmly allying with an “axis of evil” nation, its got to ring some warning bells, no? I am referring to the joint declaration issued in Tehran by the leaders of Iraq and Iran: “Today, we need a double and common effort to confront terrorism that may spread in the region and the world,” said Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim Jafari, visiting Iran along with 10 of his ministers, following a similar visit from his defense minister. The statement he and his Iranian counterparts produced heralds mutual cooperation between the two neighbors, which will include a cross-border oil pipeline, joint security proposals and shared intelligence information. Suddenly it appears everyone’s against terror! If only it were so. Full Story

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