Iran's Master of Iraq Chaos Still Vexes U.S.

(New York Times) Michael R. Gordon - When a senior Iraqi intelligence official traveled to Tehran in the summer of 2007 to meet with the Iranian leadership, he quickly figured out who was in charge of Iran's policy toward its neighbor to the west. It was Qassem Suleimani, the shadowy commander of Iran's Quds Force, who calmly explained that he was the "sole authority for Iranian actions in Iraq."

2012-10-03 00:00:00

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