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What Iraq Has to Gain, and Lose, by Resurrecting a Border Deal With Iran

Apr 5, 2019 | 18:41 GMT
Iraqi President Barham Salih, right, holds a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani at the presidential palace in Baghdad on March 11, 2019.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, left, took his first-ever official state trip to Iraq in March, meeting with Iraqi President Barham Salih and other Iraqi leaders. Meanwhile, Baghdad faces increased pressure from Washington to limit its ties with Tehran.

(SABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraq's efforts to address its economic and security woes by cozying up to its neighbor risk drawing increased scrutiny from Tehran's enemies....

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