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Wednesday, March 01, 2006

 

AP: Spy chief says Iraq may spawn regional fight

By KATHERINE SHRADER, Associated Press Writer -- Wednesday, 29 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - A civil war in Iraq could lead to a broader conflict in the Middle East, pitting the region's rival Islamic sects against each other, National Intelligence Director John Negroponte, below left, said in an unusually frank assessment Tuesday.

National Intelligence Director John Negroponte testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, on national security threats.   (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)"If chaos were to descend upon Iraq or the forces of democracy were to be defeated in that country ... this would have implications for the rest of the Middle East region and, indeed, the world," Negroponte said at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on global threats.

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Dave Haigler, Abilene, Texas
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Comments:
Really John? Just thinking about this now, or do you believe that congress believed all the bull shit and has to be eased into reality?
 
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