No 18


Arab Press Review

The New Iraq

(MEES Translation)

The following is an extract from an article by Jordanian writer Nasuh al-Majali entitled A Reading Of The New Scene In Iraq that was published in the Jordanian dailyal-Rai on 28 April.

No matter how much Washington has tried to put a positive gloss on its war on Iraq by portraying it as one of liberation, the truth is clear. The next phase a minimum of two years that could stretch to five will be a period of direct US...