Posts Tagged ‘Iraq elections’

March 5th, 2010 - 9:55 pm § in KRG

An Appropriate Day for Democracy in Iraq

On this day in 1991, in the Kurdistan Region, the brave people of Rania rose up against Saddam Hussein’s regime and fought for Kurdish rights. So it is fitting that on the 19th anniversary of the Rania uprising, those Kurds who live abroad—having left Iraq’ atrocities—are continuing the stru[...]

March 4th, 2010 - 6:19 pm § in Elections & Democracy

Discussing Iraq’s Elections on National Public Radio

This morning I had the pleasure of being on NPR’s Diane Rehm show, which today was hosted by Susan Page at USA Today. Given that Iraq’s parliamentary elections are on Sunday, this was the topic of discussion. Here’s an excerpt from the interview, but feel free to check out the audio. Page: How[...]