Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 35

27-August-2007

Political Comment (27 August 2007)

As efforts to resolve Iraqs political crisis continue to falter, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has come under fire from various American officials. Iran and the IAEA say they have reached agreement on a timetable for the Iranians to address concerns about their nuclear activities.

Americans Losing Patience With Maliki

After Iraqs Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi issued a statement on 19 August saying that...