Iraq attempts to limit Iranian influence

Iran’s growing influence in Iraq will trigger potentially deadly conflicts, perhaps even civil war. Prime Minister al-Kadhimi, former head of Iranian intelligence, rooted out a dozen anit-Iraq leaders from Iraq’s militia to forestall Iranian influence. Does the Iraqi militia have more power than the government? Al-Kadhimi’s aggressive move may be pragmatic but where will it lead? Brad Johnson, CIA Chief of Station (Ret.) and President of Americans for Intelligence Reform recommends keeping an eye out – something bad is bound to happen.

 

 

 

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