Iraq's Arab Neighbors Meet, Afraid of Chaos

[Reuters] Jonathan Wright - The foreign ministers of Iraq's Arab neighbors met in Cairo on Tuesday, dismayed at the danger of chaos spreading across borders but facing the same problems as the U.S. in finding Iraq policies that work. The Arab League's committee on Iraq includes representatives of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, and the United Arab Emirates. With the exception of Syria, those closest to the debate are conservative governments ruled by Sunni Muslims fearful of the growing influence of Iran and its Shi'ite allies in Iraq.

2006-12-06 01:00:00

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