Iran’s uncertain intervention in Iraq

16 Jun

The recent lightning victories in Iraq of the Sunni extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) have undoubtedly left many Middle Eastern leaders surprised, asking, “What does it mean for us?”

The same applies to Iraq’s powerful Shiite neighbor, Iran.
My latest article for Al Monitor looks at the short and long term opportunities and threats for Iran.

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2014/06/iran-iraq-isis-hassan-rouhani.html#ixzz34kApf0Nh

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