WHAT IRAQ’S ELECTION OUTCOME MIGHT MEAN
Al-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 20
Now that the elections in Iraq have concluded, we can take a moment to reflect on their outcome and the new balance of power established in the Iraqi parliament.
There is no doubt that the biggest winner of these elections is Muqtada al-Sadr, an Iran sympathizer who turned into an Iraqi nationalist, whose Shia militias were incorporated into the Iraqi Army.
Sadr’s campaign called for national unity and the coming together of all tribes and