Can Iraq And Syria Survive As Countries?

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With war ravaging the Middle East, the borders of Syria and Iraq are becoming ever more fluid. So, can Iraq and Syria survive as countries?

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Intelligence chief: Iraq and Syria may not survive as states
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/b684c592f706414ab1455b5713105d2f/intelligence-chief-iraq-and-syria-may-not-survive-states
” Iraq and Syria may have been permanently torn asunder by war and sectarian tensions, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said Thursday in a frank assessment that is at odds with Obama administration policy.”

TRIBES AND TRIBALISM IN THE ARAB SPRING
http://www.yementimes.com/en/1567/variety/760/Tribes-and-tribalism-in-the-Arab-Spring.htm
“From Iraq in the north down to the Arabian Peninsula and west all the way to Morocco, tribal values have had a strong influence on shaping the political culture and state-society relations in the Middle East.”

Why border lines drawn with a ruler in WW1 still rock the Middle East
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-25299553
“A map marked with crude chinagraph-pencil in the second decade of the 20th Century shows the ambition – and folly – of the 100-year old British-French plan that helped create the modern-day Middle East.”

Kurdistan: The Next Flashpoint Between Turkey, Iraq, and the Syrian Revolt
http://jcpa.org/article/the-future-of-kurdistan-between-turkey-the-iraq-war-and-the-syrian-revolt/
“In the wake of the steady disintegration of the Assad regime, Syrian opposition activists reported that several towns, such as Amouda and Qabani in Syria’s Kurdish northeast, had passed in mid-July 2012 without a fight into the local hands of a group called the Free Kurdish Army.”

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