- Published: Saturday, 06 December 2014
By INU staff
INU- On Friday, Business Insider quoted Ali Khedery, who served as an American official in Iraq for six years, as commenting on the rise of Iranian influence there. Khedery plainly declared that “Iraq is not sovereign” anymore. Rather, its de facto head of state is Qassem Suleimani, the Iranian commander of the IRGC Quds Force.