Iyad Jamal Al-Din: Iraqi Voice of Reform

Posted on: April 17, 2006 | Views: 76 | Comment

Iraqi Politician Iyad Jamal Al-Din articulates viewpoints seldom heard among political leaders of the Arab world. For instance, he suggests that the leaders' focus on Israel is a red herring to distract their populaces from seeking democracy. Is the man a genuine voice for reform, or an American stooge?

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politician • reform • arab • war • Israel • Iraq