No 04



Iraq: Critical Days Ahead

MEES Editor-In-ChiefWalid Khadduri, who recently visited Iraq, reflects on some of the critical issues facing the country in the coming period.

The traffic jams in Baghdad may give the impression that peoples standards of living have improved so much that ordinary individuals can buy cars that they could not afford before. But in fact the congestion is a result of the many streets that are closed for fear of car bombs and the large...