Iraq: Politics, Elections, and Benchmarks.

29 01 2010

URL: Source: Library of Congress.

This report notes that Iraq’s political system, the result of a U.S.-supported election process, continues to be riven by sectarianism and ethnic and factional infighting. The Administration is expressing optimism that the passage of key laws in 2008, including a law to govern new provincial elections to held in early 2009, will heal remaining rifts and continue to reduce violence.




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