Archive for ‘December 1st, 2003’

Democracy vs. History: Erecting a Shiite Iraq

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan–The American occupation in Iraq is feeling the heat these days from the least expected corner: the Iraqi Shiites.
Iraq?s Shiite community leaders, mostly former Iranian exiles, cooperated with the Anglo-American invasion of their country. Now they are flexing their muscles before Uncle Sam and demanding their due reward: the government of Iraq.
Washington [...]