TITLE

Leaving Iraq--But Better Than We Found It

AUTHOR(S)
Shallal, Yasir A.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on how the U.S. can secure its legacy in Iraq and leave Iraq in a better condition before the 2003 Iraq War. The author relates the decline in violence in Iraq during 2008. The author argues that the transitional government of Nouri al-Maliki which has been plagued with corruption and incompetence can fall into the pattern of other regional dictatorships in Iraq. The author urges U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to insist on free and fair elections in Iraq.
ACCESSION #
36043116

 

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