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CIIConfederation of Indian Industry
CIIChartered Insurance Institute (UK)
CIIConstruction Industry Institute (University of Texas)
CIICouncil of Institutional Investors
CIICall Identity Index
CIICommon Interworking Indicator
CIICritical Information Infrastructures
CIISchedule II Controlled Substance (USA)
CIICritical Infrastructure Information
CIICARE International Indonesia
CIIConseil International des Infirmières (French: International Council of Nurses; Switzerland)
CIICouncil of International Investigators (Elmhurst, IL)
CIICommercial, Industrial & Institutional
CIIChildren's Institute International
CIICollective Investment Institutions (various locations)
CIIConnecticut Innovations, Inc.
CIICritical Illness Insurance
CIIControls International, Inc. (Dallas, TX)
CIICo-Intelligence Institute (Eugene, OR)
CIICenter for International Initiatives (American Council on Education)
CIICentre for International Intervention (UK)
CIICenter on Innovation and Improvement (various schools)
CIICouncil on International Initiatives (Missouri)
CIICiti Infrastructure Investors
CIICommunications and Information Industries
CIICyprus International Institute for the Environment and Public Health (US and Cyprus)
CIIConfiguration Item Identification
CIICentre d'Information Internationale (French: International Information Center)
CIICounter Iranian Influence
CIICentral Intelligence Institute (fictional agency)
CIIConference Interpreters International (Brussels, Belgium)
CIICertificat Informatique et Internet (French: Computer and Internet Certificate)
CIICaseWare IDEA, Inc. (various locations)
CIICornerstone Industry, Inc.
CIIComputer Intrusion Incident
CIICorporación Interaméricana de Inversiones (Spanish: Inter America Investment Corporation)
CIICalculated Ignition Index
CIICompatibility, Interoperability, and Integration
CIICommon Integrated Infrastructure
CIIConseil Investissement Immobilier (French: Investment Real Estate Council)
CIIComputer-Integrated Instruction
CIIConfiguration Item Index
CIICompatibility, Integration, and Interoperability
CIIChemistry International Instrument
CIICriminal Investigation Index
CIICriminal Information Index
CIICleveland Industries Inc.
CIIConfiguration Identification/Item Index
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The Sunni-Shiite aspect became even more clear last weekend, when Arab nations led by Saudi Arabia and Egypt formed a military alliance whose stated aim is to counter Iranian influence and Islamic extremism of the type represented by Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Pakistan may also face problems with Saudi Arabia, which has supplied oil on favourable terms and which tends to seek to counter Iranian influence.
Both countries are anxious to counter Iranian influence in the region, and the Saudi-dominated Gulf Cooperation Council has even floated the idea of enlisting Egypt as some sort of auxiliary member to help firm up its military alliance.
If Washington wishes to counter Iranian influence, it is necessary to stress more the concept of Iraqi national unity and sovereignty, rather than obsessing over analysis through the sectarian paradigm that can obscure the complexities of the personal power struggles in Iraq.
Does Washington want to keep a residual military presence in Iraq to counter Iranian influence?
Under the misapplied banner of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Saudis moved troops into Bahrain, claiming it was to counter Iranian influence. In reality, it was to put down democratic aspirations in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
During the 2010 Iraqi national elections and the ensuing coalition negotiations, Arab countries engaged actively to influence the results and counter Iranian influence. Early this year, several Arab leaders including Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa, the Egyptian foreign minister and the Kuwaiti prime minister visited Baghdad to discuss issues of mutual interest and ongoing preparations for the upcoming summit.
Washington also has pressed for Arab countries to play a bigger political role in Iraq, partly to counter Iranian influence and to promote reconciliation between Iraq's minority Sunni community and majority Shiites.
One report of a US conversation with King Abdullah earlier this year said he had concluded that Saudi Arabia needed to develop its own strategy to counter Iranian influence, including rebuilding relations with Syria, Tehran's main ally in the Arab world, and developing closer links with Russia, China and India to heighten the diplomatic pressure on Iran from non-traditional partners.
The two states' backing of different sides in Lebanon and Iraq became aspects of a region-wide Iran-Saudi proxy conflict, with many key states in the region lining up on one side or the other and the US encouraging Saudi Arabia to counter Iranian influence.
This strategy is also the best way to counter Iranian influence in Iraq.
Through Moussa's mediation role, the Sunni Arab states are struggling to counter Iranian influence in Iraq.
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