Iran's Hostile Policies in Iraq
Publication Date: April 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): James Phillips
Keywords: Middle East; Iraq War; Revolutionary Guards
Coverage: Iran Iraq
To counter Iran's increasingly aggressive role in Iraq, the United States should disrupt Iran's subversive network and raise the risks of its proxy war in Iraq; pressure Iraqi Shiite and Kurdish political parties to distance themselves from Tehran if they want continued U.S. support; and privately warn Tehran that continued efforts to subvert Iraq will have negative consequences.