Slaughter, Anne-Marie
November 2006
New Republic;11/27/2006, Vol. 235 Issue 22/23, p17
The article argues that the U. S. must use threats of withdrawal and the terrible conditions in Iraq to bully to Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds to the negotiating table. The U. S., European Union and possibly Russia must unite to talk with the three groups, inviting representatives from Iraq and other countries in the Middle East. The negotiating parties could be bribed with public works programs financed by Saudi Arabia, an amended constitution guaranteeing regional autonomy, a security forum and international aid.


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