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Title

  • Main Title Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq

Creator

  • Author: Katzman, Kenneth
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2008-08-22

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Iran is materially assisting and influencing major Shiite Muslim factions in Iraq, most of which have ideological, political, and religious ties to Tehran. Among these factions is that of hardline anti-U.S. cleric Moqtada Al Sadr, whose Mahdi Army militia, according to some observers, serves as a proxy force for Tehran against the United States.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International relations - Iraq - Iran
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International relations - Iran - Iraq
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Religion
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Islam
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations - U.S. - Iraq
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations - Iraq - U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations - U.S. - Iran
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations - Iran - U.S.

Coverage

  • Place Name: Iran
  • Place Name: Iraq

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RS22323
  • Accession or Local Control No: RS22323_2008Aug22
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs10652