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A report by the American "National Interest" magazine revealed a competition between the United States and Russia for influence in Iraq.
The report stated that Washington is facing fierce and increasing competition from Russia, which is trying to penetrate the Iraqi arena calmly, indicating that Moscow is playing a large-scale geopolitical game to enter the line of competition.
The report spoke about the ways Moscow is taking to control Iraq through the portal of investment contracts in the energy sector and arms deals, as Russia's total investment in Iraq in this area during the past year reached ten billion dollars, with expectations that the number will triple in the coming years, according to the report, which indicated To Moscow's connection with the Iraqi armed factions backed by Iran, saying that this rapprochement should raise Washington’s concern, especially in light of the partnership between Moscow and Tehran in the Middle East, adding that Washington is required to engage more deeply in Iraq to counter Russian influence that exacerbates corruption and ethnic and sectarian tensions, According to the report.
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