No 17



Amendment Of Jordans Law Could Pave Way For Accommodation With Ahmad Chalabi

The recent amendment by the Jordanian Government of the law on economic crimes is likely to pave the way for a settlement of the court case against Ahmad Chalabi, the leader of the Iraqi opposition group, the Iraq National Congress (INC). The case against Mr Chalabi goes back to 1989 when Petra Bank, which he founded, collapsed. Mr Chalabi, who comes from a wealthy Iraqi Shi'ite...