Saturday, September 24, 2005

Sunni Worries over Iraq

Saudi Arabia has began to sound the Sunni concerns that I say it would, as the Sunni neighbours of Iraq see the ascendancy of its enemies, the Shiites.

They worry that Iran is abetting the Shiite faction in Iraq to the detriment of the Sunni Arabs there. They see the threat of a Kurdish breakaway province that would be an ally of the Israelis. Associate with the Kurdish problem they see the inevitable intercession of Turkey who fears a Kurdish political entity and also lusts for Iraqi oil assets in the north.

The Saudi foreign minister has addressed these concerns to the Americans.

I have blogged on thee so frequently that I don't intend to elaborate any further.

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