Iraq’s election was free and fair

All reliable indicators suggest that Iraq’s recent election reflects the will of the people. Now comes the hard part: convincing the country’s political class to respect their decision.

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All reliable indicators suggest that Iraq's recent election reflects the will of the people. Now comes the hard part: convincing the country's political class to respect their decision.

All reliable indicators suggest that Iraq’s recent election reflects the will of the people. Now comes the hard part: convincing the country’s political class to respect their decision.

Leslie Campbell is senior associate and regional director for the Middle East and North Africa at the National Democratic Institute.

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