Iraq Election Delayed, Complicating U.S. Pullout Timetable
18 May 09 | AWC News
Some politicians sought longer delay as violence escalates.
The Iraqi government has announced today that the national parliamentary elections, which were supposed to be held later this year, will be pushed back until January 30, 2010. Others had fought to push the elections back even further, as much as a year, citing the growing violence and the economic turmoil facing the nation. >>>