Addressing the sectarian divide

May 2014
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;5/9/2014, Vol. 58 Issue 19, p4
The article discusses the willingness of Iraq's power brokers to bring Sunni or Kurdish elements into the government to unite the country. Topics discussed include the attempt of the Shia factions to form a ruling coalition to govern between 2014 and 2018, and the emergence of an alternative leader who could unify religious and ethnic divides. Also mentioned is the 2014 Iraqi parliamentary elections and the more than 100 parties competing for seats in Baghdad's Council of Representatives.


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