No 20


The Political Scene (24 May 2004)

The Americans have fallen out with the man they originally planned to install as the head of the Iraqi government, Ahmad Chalabi, who has now moved decisively into the anti-American camp. The assassination of the current president of the Iraqi Governing Council has underlined both the inability of coalition forces to remedy the lack of security and the need for them to remain in the country for the foreseeable future. Israels iron...