So presumably the solution would be to split the north and south into two countries?
Olukemi Lauretta Robinson

John McCain proposed separating Iraq along tribal/ethnic/religious lines in the early 2000s (similar to the idea you proposed). I don’t know if this make much sense. In the near term, it may create a period of peace as those homogenous states lick their wounds and organize. I fear, however, that without addressing the underlying grievances between tribal/ethnic/religious groups, when the new countries become more powerful, they will just be better suited to wage war against their neighbors.

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