Iraq's Sunnis are engaged in an intense intra-communal struggle. In light of the ongoing U.S.-Iranian negotiations on Iraq, the Sunnis are trying to forge a communal consensus, which entails neutralizing forces that are not willing to cooperate. Just as the outcome of the U.S.-Iranian diplomatic talks remains unclear, it remains to be seen whether the Sunnis can agree on a common platform and thus claim their share in the emerging power-sharing arrangement in Baghdad. (Stratfor)
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