Middle East Economic Survey


No 41


Political Comment (11 October 2010)

The nomination of Nuri al-Maliki to stay on as prime minister in Iraq has revealed rifts within the Iraqi National Alliance.

Maliki Nominated

At first glance, the 1 October announcement that the National Alliance (NA), the political alliance formed in June by the merger of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's State of Law (SOL) party and the Shi'a Iraqi National Alliance (INA) coalition, had finally...