Middle East Economic Survey


No 32


Political Comment (9 August 2010)

Iraq appears to be as far as ever from forming a government. Tension remains high following an exchange of fire across the Lebanese-Israeli border. Israel will cooperate with a UN investigation into the attack on the Gaza aid flotilla.

Still No Government In Iraq

The Americans may be on course to end combat missions in Iraq by the end of this month, but five months after parliamentary elections the Iraqis...