Disaster Averted? Iraqi Court Overturns Ban on 500 Politicians


(photo: Iraqis put up election posters in Basra as a soldier provides security.)
I previously wrote about a major crisis unfolding in Iraq for FrontPage Magazine on January 22 (click here to read it) after the Independent High Election Commission sided with the Justice and Accountability Commission in banning 500 politicians from the March parliamentary elections [...]

Iraq’s New Crisis


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A government ban of 500 election candidates threatens to derail the country’s political progress.