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Despite Competing Interests, the United States Will Need Iran to Fight the Islamic State

Sep 24, 2014 | 09:16 GMT
The U.S. Coalition in Syria Raises Complicated Regional Issues
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with representatives from five Arab nations that joined the United States in airstrikes in Syria and Iraq on Sept. 23.
(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

The United States is currently aligned with Saudi-led Arab states but will likely bring Iran into its anti-Islamic State strategy in Syria....

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