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Jun192013

Iraq: What’s Next After Anbar and Nineveh Elections?

Photo Credit: Flickr/James GordonWednesday, June 19, 2013 | Manal Omar and Sarhang Hamasaeed
Political imperatives and a slight ebbing of violence in Iraq will allow the next stage of the country’s planned provincial elections to proceed tomorrow in Anbar and Nineveh provinces. But the small kernel of hope engendered by a June 1 meeting of national political leaders to try to ease tensions needs urgent follow-up by the newly elected officials and the international community to stem the cycle of attacks that have reached levels not seen since the height of post-Saddam Hussein violence in 2008.

 

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