BAGHDAD - For the first time in decades Iraq appears more stable than many of its oil-producing neighbors, as Libyan leader Muamar Qaddafi hangs onto power in a bloodbath of fellow countrymen.
Officials from oil companies operating in various parts of the country, security companies, intelligence experts, and the Iraqi government all say the same thing: they are watching the protests, but don't see it moving from the street to the oil infrastructure.
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