Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 38

17-September-2007

IRAQ

Iraq Oil Law Represents Step Towards Federal System That Not All Embrace, Says Crocker

When top US military commander in Iraq, Gen David Petraeus, and Ambassador Ryan Crocker addressed the House Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees in Washington on 10 September, their emphasis was on progress towards re-establishing security, and they presented remarkably optimistic assessments. The performance of the countrys economy in...