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Variations on the "Biden Plan" - Partitioning of Iraq into Three Regions

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Submitted by Ludvikus (United States), Jun 18, 2014 at 18:59

Dear Daniel Pipes,

In the light of current events, it would be a grave mistake to leave the advice on the decision for the USA to take military action to our generals; they were unable to create a functioning Iraqi state, after the longest US war, a over a trillion dollars in costs. Similar failure occurred in Vietnam, when we believed we could create a non-communist state.

In my opinion, the US should support the Kurds, and follow their lead, while Iran supports the Shia's, and Turkey should be held accountable for the Sunni.

Here are three (3) excellent news analysis relevant to the state of affairs and the options available:

1] "Turkey Would Support Iraqi Kurds' Bid For Self-Rule, Spokesman Says In Historic Remark" http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/17/turkey-kurdistan_n_5504309.html

2] "Iraqi Committee Promotes 'Biden Plan' for Federal Iraq"

Author Mushreq Abbas Posted April 5, 2013, Translator(s)Joelle El-Khoury
http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/04/iraq-politics-decentralization.html

3] "Obama to Congress; I don't need new permission on Iraq"

http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/18/politics/us-iraq/

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