Iraq

Analysis Brief

Turkey's Iraq Surge

Author: Greg Bruno

Turkish military strikes on Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq underscore the ethnic tensions mounting in the region. The unsettled matter of Kirkuk also feeds insecurity.

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Analysis Brief

Looking Ahead, Bush Eyes Iran

Author: Greg Bruno

President Bush affirmed the testimony of his top commander in Iraq with regard to the continued need for U.S. troops there, but also set forth a plan for a much longer-term U.S. presence aimed at containing Iran.

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