- 25 Oct
- Written by Edward Carney
On Monday, the Associated Press reported upon some of the latest efforts by the Trump administration to develop multinational support for its newly announced strategy to confront the malign activities of the Islamic Republic of Iran, including its intrusion into the affairs of neighboring countries. The article detailed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh for the inaugural meeting of the Saudi-Arabia-Iraq Cooperation Council. There, Tillerson spoke to both Saudi King Salman and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and urged their governments to help push Iranian influence out of Iraq and the surrounding region.