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Maliki Re-Launches the State of Law List: Beautiful But Is It Powerful Enough?

Posted by Reidar Visser on Thursday, 1 October 2009 14:18

Today, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has put together a new line-up for his State of Law (dawlat al-qanun) list that will contest Iraq’s parliamentary elections in January 2010. In terms of Iraq’s maturation from a sectarian to an issue-based kind of politics, Maliki’s list represents considerable progress, although it was not quite as wide-ranging as some had hoped for… Full story here.

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