Observers reveal the expected American-Iraqi dialogue and warn of the "games" of Iran and its militias
Baghdad and Washington are preparing to start a strategic dialogue in mid-June, to determine the future of relations between the two sides and the presence of American forces in Iraq, amid warnings of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] games and attempts to unite in Iraq.
Attacks by [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] militias and proxies on US interests in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] deteriorated relations between Baghdad and Washington since the end of 2018.
And US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced earlier this month that his country had proposed a strategic dialogue with the Iraqi government, to be held in mid-June.
Pompeo stressed, during a press conference, the importance of the two countries cooperating in order not to win victories in the organization of ISIS, and efforts to stabilize the country in vain in light of the spread of the Corona epidemic and declining oil revenues.
He pointed out that the upcoming dialogue will be the first review of all issues related to US-Iraqi relations, indicating that US Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale will represent Washington in the dialogue.
Politicians have warned that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] will seek to expel American forces and unilaterally in Iraq during this dialogue. An independent Iraqi politician, Al-Alusi, said that the Iranian regime does not hide its ambitions in Iraq, nor in Syria, Lebanon and the Persian Gulf.
He continued in his statements, "If the American forces exit, then [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] alone in the file, with sovereignty and government, and we are watching how this is done. The presence of the American forces still represents the minimum level of the existence of the sovereign Iraqi state, as well as making it the center of global attention, attention and control."
Al-Alusi added that ending the American presence has not been talked about as a requirement, neither parliamentary, popular, nor partisan, but rather a strategic objective of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard militia, so negotiating the removal of forces is a dangerous Iranian desire that leads Iraq to perish.
control and the Revolutionary Guard militia control all the joints of the Iraqi state through its militias, especially after its control of most of the seats in the House of Representatives, and turned Baghdad into a square to settle the accounts of the Iranian regime with the world. Al-Nasha 'emphasized that the launching of any dialogue requires a real ground for democracy, as well as a stable country, and currently there is none of this in Iraq.
"The continuation of the political situation in the same manner is based on sectarian quotas, and the survival of the current political class itself, there will be no dialogue," said Iraqi strategic expert Alaa al-Nashou.
He continued, "The country faces many challenges, and there is no Moses stick to change at this moment, so [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] needs a very long time to achieve lasting stability."
He described the launch of the strategic dialogue as "an informative talk more than a political one."
"The goal of the Iraqi government was to get the Americans out in this circumstance, because this is an incorrect move, and things will work in the interest of Iran," Al-Nasha 'added. He
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expressed his belief that "if Washington is serious about building a strong Iraq that has influence in the Middle East, then they should restore their accounts within the strategic dialogue and start this dialogue with the people directly."
The Popular Mobilization militias, led by the Hezbollah Brigades, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq, and other militias, have launched more than 20 missile attacks on Iraqi military bases that include American and international coalition soldiers.
Its attacks included the headquarters of the US embassy in Baghdad, and other US and foreign oil companies operating in Iraq.
After the killing of the terrorists, Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Iranian Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi, the Iranian engineer and chief of staff of the Popular Mobilization, last January, the Iraqi parliament held an extraordinary session boycotted by representatives of the Kurdish and Sunni blocs, during which the Shiite blocs voted to remove the American forces from the country.
The Iraqi security and strategic expert, Hisham Al-Hashimi, highlighted the forthcoming strategic dialogue between Washington and Baghdad, explaining that it is "a series of dialogue to activate some economic, cultural and security paragraphs that he neglected to activate after 2011."
Al-Hashemi pointed out that the dialogue may be interested in some of his files on organizing or scheduling the exit of conventional or special combat forces, which [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] believes[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]It does not need it in the current and upcoming period.
It will also include reducing the deployment of American forces that play roles in training, consulting, and intelligence and air support, to the extent that it can reduce the provocation of Iranian political parties.
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