Opinion: In Iran Crisis, Iraq And Afghanistan Risk Becoming Collateral Damage

Afghan Army commandos attend their graduation ceremony after a 3 1/2-month training program, at the Commando Training Center on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday.

As this high-stakes situation plays out, the danger is that Iran’s fragile neighbors, Iraq and Afghanistan, will become collateral damage, writes the head of the United States Institute of Peace.

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