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The United States agreed yesterday to join high-level talks with Iran and Syria on the future of Iraq, an abrupt shift in policy that opens the door to diplomatic dealings the White House had shunned in recent months despite mounting criticism.
The move was announced by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in testimony on Capitol Hill, after Iraq said it had invited neighboring states, the United States and other nations to a pair of regional conferences.
Originally posted by jsobecky
This is good news, and a further indication that the US has always sought a diplomatic approach to problems.
This is another example of the fruits of consistency in foreign policy.