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Sat Jan 26, 2013, 07:29 PM

1. Meanwhile the Kurds . . .

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the Gulf States are doing all they can to strengthen Iraq's Sunni minority (politically and militarily) as a buffer against Iran's powerful influence on Sadr's Shiite militias and Maliki's central government. Meanwhile the Iraqi Kurds are basically starting their own country up in the oil-rich North. It looks to be a long hot Summer in Mesopotamia.

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