In an interview for Radio Free Iraq, Dr. Walid Phares maintained the view that Iran's penetration of Iraq's borders is an attack against Iraq's national security and a breach of international law.
Quoted on Radio Free Iraq, EFD's Senior Fellow Walid Phares said: "Upon demand from Iraq's Government the US must support against Iranian incursions".
Dr Walid Phares, visiting fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy and General Secretary of the Transatlantic Parliamentary Group on Counter Terrorism (TAG) told Radio Free Iraq that the North American and European legislators who form the Group denounce the Terrorist attacks perpetrated in Baghdad and strongly support a UN investigation of the perpetrators.
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Professor Walid Phares on Radio Free Iraq, argues that many American and European Legislators feel the international community must stand firmly with Iraq against terrorism unleashed from Syria.
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Professor Walid Phares says "Iran's regime has strong terror cards it can play against its foes in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Eastern Arabia. (...) Israel's clock and America's clock on the Iranian nuclear threat, overlap, but are different."
Professor Walid Phares discusses the role of Iran in the destabilization of Iraq.
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Now that President Obama and his aides have announced their plan for the United States to withdraw its troops from Iraq by August 31, 2010, they must consider what the forces engaged against the coalition and the Iraqi government plan to do in this time. Iran and Syria, as well as al-Qaeda and other jihadist groups, can affect the withdrawal road map.
Reactions to the election of a new U.S. President are fusing from across the Arab and Muslim world. Reflecting the fundamental interests of the various regimes and movements, the most radical groups - including al Qaeda - have been sending messages in different directions.