There is little to doubt that the electi
Iraq: No End in Sight
Bombs continue to plague Baghdad, there are cynical moves in a political game, and anti-Shi’a attacks during the mourning season of Muharram and Safar seem unchecked in the shrine cities of Najaf and Karbala. The path of Iraqi politics towards ‘normalisation’ remains fraught and fragile. Delayed elections and a new government will not mark the end of the Iraq debacle. Democratisation and normalisation are still to come.