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Wednesday, December 08, 2004

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Iraqi officials tiring...

...of Iran and Syria meddling in their affairs.
"There is evidence indicating that some groups in some neighboring countries are playing a direct role in the killing of the Iraqi people and such a thing is not acceptable to us," Saleh said. "We have reached a stage in which if we do not see a real response from those countries, then we are obliged to take a decisive stance."

Iraqi leaders have repeatedly called on their neighbors -- particularly Syria and Iran -- to guard their borders more closely against infiltration. Those countries have expressed concern that instability in Iraq poses a threat to the entire region.
It will be interesting to see what Iraq intends to do about it. There's no question that the "insurgency" is fueled by money and manpower from both Iran and Syria. Whether Iraq will get tough with them remains to be seen.