Iran filling vacuum left by the United States in Iraq

Babinaoz – agencies: on the magazine “The National Interest” U.S. what it described as “threatening Iraqi President Nuri al-Maliki early parliamentary elections,” and predicted that “gets it early next year.”

The magazine considered the U.S. that “the chances of survival of Maliki in power is still available, in the light of the disintegration of the opposition that stands in the face, not to mention the Iranian support received, and the United States, which opposes his authoritarian rule did not move a finger in his face so far.”

And criticized the “modern and Washington that Iraq is moving toward democracy after the withdrawal of all U.S. combat forces from without searching for alternatives,” noted that “the U.S. administration has done its utmost to reach an agreement to remain a large number of these forces, by clicking on the Maliki government without succeeding in Therefore, the United States went out of Iraq in light of the growing Iranian influence in it. “

The magazine considered that “Iran fill the void left by the United States in Iraq, as Iran is relying on Iraq to get out of the sanctions imposed by the crisis, while Iraq is pursuing Iranian dissidents on its territory and treats them draconian.”

“Baghdad continues to provide implicit support of the brutal repression exercised by Bashar al-Assad in the face of Syrian rebels, this repression which is supported by Tehran strongly, so that the incoming Obama administration have come to realize that al-Maliki is no friend of the United States.”

She drew American Journal that “a man will resort to whatever is necessary to ensure that it remains in power, so that he can ignore or annul the results of the parliamentary elections the new,” arguing that “Iraq stands at a crossroads, which is on the verge of slipping into a new civil war.”