Middle East Economic Survey


No 45


Political Comment (8 November 2010)

Iraqiya leader Ayad 'Allawi is close to abandoning the search for an inclusive coalition government in Iraq. The Palestinians are willing to extend their one-month deadline for the Americans to find a way to restart direct peace talks with Israel.

'Allawi Considers Opposition Role

In the latest attempt to midwife the creation of an Iraqi government, and against the background of escalating violence...