Dec 11, 2013
Iraqi Voting Tally Deals Deathblow to Neocon Fantasies
Posted on Jan 20, 2006
AP: BAGHDAD, Iraq - An alliance of Shiite religious parties won the most seats in Iraq’s new parliament but not enough to rule without coalition partners, the election commission said Friday. Sunni Arabs gained seats over previous balloting.
A top Sunni politician, meanwhile, appealed for the release of American journalist Jill Carroll and urged U.S. and Iraqi forces to stop arresting Iraqi women, as a deadline set by kidnappers was set to expire. | story
Update: A former Pentagon analyst is sentenced to 12 years-plus for leaking confidential documents in an attempt to get the U.S. to take the threat of Iran more seriously. | story
—Posted by Blair Golson.
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