TITLE

Only One Step Forward

AUTHOR(S)
Nordland, Rod; Johnson, Scott
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);5/9/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 19, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Iraq leaders have appointed a national government, three months after the country's historic elections. Review of the individuals selected for positions in the government, which includes members of the Sunni Arab minority; View that the positions granted to Sunnis are those which do not yield much power; Analysis of how key seats in the government, including the Iraqi Minister of Defense and Minister of Oil, have yet to be selected; View that the list of Shiite appointees is intimidating to Iraq's Sunni population.
ACCESSION #
16962022

 

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