Iraq Elections

Iraq's Revolution

Struan Stevenson | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Politics
Struan Stevenson

For the mullahs in Tehran, the fall of Maliki and his replacement with a non-sectarian, fully democratic government in Baghdad would be anathema and the Iranian President Rouhani has already stated that he will intervene in Iraq to stop the terrorists.

Widespread Fraud in Iraqi Elections

Struan Stevenson | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Politics
Struan Stevenson

The conclusion must be that this election - the first to take place in Iraq since the withdrawal of American troops - has been significantly corrupted to the point where the result, when it finally emerges, will almost certainly be fraudulent.

Maliki Manipulating Iraqi Elections

Struan Stevenson | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Politics
Struan Stevenson

The events of recent weeks have once again proved that through grasping all the levers of State power, the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki is trying to influence and change the outcome of the election in his own favour.