Joost Hiltermann

Middle East Deputy Program Director, International Crisis Group

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Middle East Deputy Program Director of the International Crisis Group, a nonprofit organization that works to prevent conflict around the world, and author of A Poisonous Affair: America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja

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Nineteen million people were eligible to vote for 6200 candidates nationwide with 325 parliamentary seats at stake.  Iraq’s  Independent High Electoral Commission  says 62% turned out…

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Nineteen million people were eligible to vote yesterday for 6200 candidates nationwide with 325 parliamentary seats at stake.

The Iraqi People Have Voted Again: What's Next?

Nineteen million people were eligible to vote yesterday for 6200 candidates nationwide with 325 parliamentary seats at stake.

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Today's Washington Post says that, as British troops pull back from the southern Iraqi city of Basra,  Shiite militias are battling among themselves .

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