American politicians: The United States may seize Iraq’s funds if it withdraws its forces

American politicians: The United States may seize Iraq’s funds if it withdraws its forces


American politicians - The United States may seize Iraqs funds if it withdraws its forcesInformation/translation…
A report by the American Century Institute website confirmed that although the numbers have decreased significantly from a peak of about 130,000 soldiers during the American invasion of Iraq in 2003, there are still about 2,500 American soldiers stationed in Iraq and they are mostly there as part of the coalition. The international presence under the pretext of fighting ISIS.

The report, translated by the “Al-Ma’louma” Agency, stated that “demands to remove American forces from Iraq escalated after the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and the Deputy Head of the Popular Mobilization Forces, Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, near Baghdad Airport, and the demands increased due to the American position in the war in Gaza and the United States’ support for the Israeli aggression.” On the Palestinian people.”

Political analyst Sajjad Jiyad said, “If we are really honest, the discussion about the American presence has moved from the anti-ISIS mission,” adding, “Iraq does not need the same amount of support that it needed in the past, and the Iraqis have sufficient capabilities to prevent ISIS from relaunching.” A widespread insurgency, but the United States sees Iraq as a place from which it can confront so-called Iranian influence, and its bases in the country serve American strategic purposes.”

The report stated, “The United States made clear that it wanted to remain in Iraq, while Jiyad explained that if they were to leave permanently, or if they were forced to leave, the Americans indicated that this might change things for the worse.”

Jiyad stated, “Forcing American forces to leave may cause problems, including the threat of sanctions, the possibility of detaining billions of Iraqi foreign reserves currently in the United States, and stopping military cooperation in the field of armaments.”

Jiyad concluded his speech by saying, “I think that the Iraqi government is in a very difficult situation at the present time and may want to negotiate a way out of this situation because it depends only on the seriousness of the events on the ground.”