A realistic plan: Split the country in two

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Author(s) Jonathan Last
Source The Philadelphia Inquirer
Date December 3, 2006
URL http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/editorial/16149526.htm
Quotes-start.png "The border would be drawn along the ethnic contours of Iraq, with Kirkuk (and probably Mosul) as part of Kurdistan and Baghdad as part of the much larger southern Shia state. Both territories have enough oil to be economically viable. After the partition, the United States would be free to pursue separate policies with each, using different carrots and sticks as needed." Quotes-end.png

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