“The national union is seriously undermined”

The cross : What analysis can we make of these Afghan elections? Jean-Luc Racine: Organizing presidential elections in Afghanistan, a country very unstable due to wars, was not easy. We knew that these elections were going to be complicated as were the legislative ones and as was especially the presidential one, five years ago. Outgoing […]

Who is Mohammed Allawi, the new Iraqi Prime Minister?

► How was the Prime Minister chosen? Two months after the resignation of Adel Abdel-Mahdi, a new prime minister was chosen, Saturday 1st February, to form a government. Political blocs in parliament have arrived in extremis to a consensus on the name of Mohammed Allawi, 65. The office of the president released photos of President […]