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Elections in Iraq: what does the future hold?

Alaaldin, Ranj (2014) Elections in Iraq: what does the future hold? Insight Turkey, 16 (3). pp. 53-60. ISSN 1302-177X

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Iraq held parliamentary elections in April, the country's first vote since the withdrawal of U.S. troops in December 2011. Although turnout was impressive and a democratic culture has settled in Iraq, outstanding challenges, including terrorism, sectarian divisions and regional conflict, are unlikely to be rectified by the elections. The status quo will continue and Iraq, at best, can only attempt to contain domestic and regional problems.

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Additional Information: © 2014 Questia
Divisions: Middle East Centre
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2014 15:39
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2024 00:57

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