U.S. calls Iran - not Syria - the major backer of Iraq insurgency

June 2007
Geo-Strategy Direct;6/13/2007, p3
The article reports that the U.S. military has determined that Syria continues to serve as a major facilitator to the Al Qaida network in Iraq. Lieutenant General Ray Odierno says that the U.S. should reach out and talk with Syria. He also said that despite talks with the U.S., Iran was still bolstering the insurgency in Iraq.


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