Tag Archives: Nouri al-Maliki

Iraq May be Next

As the Middle East continues to explode into chaos, Iraq has begun to experience its own protest movement. “February 25 is the Iraqi day of rage for change, an end to corruption and sectarianism in Iraq,” said one post on the wall of Facebook group “Baghdad Facebook” this past Thursday. Baghdad Facebook has over 3,000 supporters.… Continue Reading

Mullen Visits Iraq to Begin Withdrawal Process

Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff is planning on meeting soon with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of Iraq. Later Mullen will visit U.S. military installations and talk with the U.S. military forces before they begin the year long process of ending their mission in Iraq. There is an agreement… Continue Reading

Iraq Nominates Al-Maliki

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has given his presidential decree to Nouri al-Maliki to form a new government in Iraq. According to his constitutional authority, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani on November 25 issued a presidential decree nominating Nouri al-Maliki as prime minister. The Iraqi constitution gives al-Maliki 30 days to present his government to parliament for… Continue Reading