Iraqi National Congress (IQ)

Type: Organization
Name: Iraqi National Congress (IQ) (Iraqi National Congress)
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

“Long slide into the abyss”: Cheney’s old pal Ahmad Chalabi is back

One of the iconic images of the early days of the Iraq invasion was the picture of the neocon George Washington, former banker and conman Ahmad Chalabi going back to homeland as part of a brilliant plan to airlift exiles into the country to create the ... [Published Salon - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

To bring Iraq back from the brink

With the battle lines in Iraq’s Sunni provinces more or less stabilized, the war-torn nation’s political elite have a fresh chance to walk from the edge of the precipice.Several developments leave a small window of opportunity for saving the Iraqi state ... [Published New York Post - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

MP: Chalabi has high admissibility as a candidate for prime minister

BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the civil democratic coalition, Faiq Sheikh Ali said that "Iraqi National Congress leader Ahmed Chalabi has high admissibility if nominated for the post of next PM."He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "getting ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Former Bush Advisers Back Chalabi for Prime Minister of Iraq

Despite some troubling episodes over the past decade, at least two top advisers to President George W. Bush think Ahmad Chalabi could be the one to save Iraq.Chalabi, 69, is also the one credited with giving the Bush administration tenuous justification ... [Published National Journal - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Wolfowitz on Chalabi: ‘You need to work with everybody’

Ahmad Chalabi, the Iraqi who helped spur the U.S. invasion of his country, could play a role in seeing Iraq exit its current crisis although close ties he established with Iran pose an impediment, according to Paul Wolfowitz, a top American national security ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

'Hopefully we'll form Iraq new gov't'

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has expressed hope that Baghdad will form a new government, a day after the new parliament failed to choose a new speaker. “A state of weakness occurred but God willing in the next session we will overcome it with ... [Published Press tv - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 3 reports

Despite his tarnished past, Ahmad Chalabi is in running to be leader of Iraq

He took millions of dollars from the CIA, founded and was accused of defrauding the second-biggest bank in Jordan and sold the Bush administration a bill of goods on weapons of mass destruction in Iraq .At first championed by the Bush administration’s ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Iraqi MPs holds a meeting to choose their candidate to be country’s next prime minister

A group of Iraqi MPs has held a meeting to choose their candidate to be the country’s next prime minister. But the outcome of the talks was not immediately clear. Reports say the MPs who gathered for the meeting were from the National Alliance -- a group ... [Published IRIB World Service - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq's National Alliance fails to agree on an alternative to Al-Maliki

Leaders of Iraq's National Alliance failed to reach an agreement on a candidate for the prime minister position to succeed Nouri Al-Maliki, Al-Araby Al-Jadid reported Tuesday.Meanwhile, prior to the beginning of the first session of the new Iraqi parliament ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

A proto-Caliphate?

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, also known as ISIL) captured Qa'im in western Iraq along the main highway leading into Syria. It also captured Tall Afar a few days ago and several other border towns, thereby effectively erasing the border between ... [Published China.org.cn - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Barzani during a meeting with Chalabi: Iraq's problems are political and will not be resolved by military confrontation only

Erbil / NINA / The PM of the Kurdistan Regional Government Najervan Barzani stressed on Monday, during a meeting with Iraqi National Congress leader Ahmed Chalabi, "that the problems in Iraq are originally political, and must be solved in a political ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mission accomplished – permanent sectarian civil war in the Middle East

The history of the 2003 Iraq conflict, insurgency, counter insurgency and present counter-counter insurgency has been revised so many times that few today can distinguish their right from their left, Shia from Sunni, Secular from Sectarian, dictator ... [Published Thus Magazine - Jun 16 2014]

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BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the civil democratic coalition, Faiq Sheikh Ali said that "Iraqi National Congress leader Ahmed Chalabi has high admissibility if nominated for the post of next PM."
"The man is a survivor," said Wolfowitz, who served as deputy Defense secretary from 2001 to 2005. "That's impressive. I think he wants to succeed in what he does, he's smart; maybe he'll figure out a way to do it."
...In that case, the newspaper acknowledged its flawed reliance on Chalabi as an  "occasional source" for its stories as well as a " a favorite of hard-liners within the Bush administration and a paid broker of information from Iraqi exiles."  But the Times
...It pointed out that it aims at "bringing about partnership and balance to save Iraq from its current crisis." It called on the National Alliance to put forward an alternative for Al-Maliki, and to agree on the three government posts to meet the demands of Ir...

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“Long slide into the abyss”: Cheney’s old pal A... [Published Salon - Jul 21 2014]
To bring Iraq back from the brink [Published New York Post - Jul 17 2014]
MP: Chalabi has high admissibility as a candida... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Jul 16 2014]
Former Bush Advisers Back Chalabi for Prime Min... [Published National Journal - Jul 08 2014]
Wolfowitz on Chalabi: ‘You need to work with ev... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 04 2014]
Wolfowitz Sees Chalabi as Viable Iraq Leader Ev... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 03 2014]
'Hopefully we'll form Iraq new gov't' [Published Press tv - Jul 02 2014]
Despite his tarnished past, Ahmad Chalabi is in... [Published Irish Times - Jul 01 2014]
How The Iraq War Still Haunts New York Times [Published Media Matters for America - Jul 01 2014]
The Return Of Ahmad Chalabi? [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 01 2014]
Iraq's National Alliance fails to agree on an a... [Published Middle East Monitor - Jul 01 2014]
Iraqi MPs holds a meeting to choose their candi... [Published IRIB World Service - Jul 01 2014]
The Victory of Popular Resistance In Occupied Iraq [Published AlterNet.org - Jul 01 2014]
Iraq: "The influence of the West is very limite... [Published Voice of Russia - Jun 24 2014]
A proto-Caliphate? [Published China.org.cn - Jun 24 2014]
Barzani during a meeting with Chalabi: Iraq's p... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Jun 23 2014]
Mission accomplished – permanent sectarian civi... [Published Thus Magazine - Jun 16 2014]
Quote For The Day [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 09 2014]
Missing Mam Jalal [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Mar 06 2014]
Biography for Nibras Kazimi [Published Able2Act - Dec 03 2007]
Biography for Nouri al-Maliki [Published Able2Act - Oct 03 2007]
Biography for Douglas Jay Feith [Published Able2Act - Feb 16 2007]
Fact Sheet for Iraqi National Congress (Iraq) [Published Able2Act - Jul 17 2006]
Biography for Ahmad Chalabi [Published Able2Act - Oct 10 2005]
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The Return Of Ahmad Chalabi? [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 01 2014]
With the political future of Iraq in the balance, an old name with a tarnished past is reemerging:  BAGHDAD — He took millions of dollars from the C.I.A. , founded and was accused of defrauding the second-biggest bank in Jordan and sold the ...
Mission accomplished – permanent sectarian civi... [Published Thus Magazine - Jun 16 2014]
The history of the 2003 Iraq conflict, insurgency, counter insurgency and present counter-counter insurgency has been revised so many times that few today can distinguish their right from their left, Shia from Sunni, Secular from Sectarian, dictator ...
Quote For The Day [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 09 2014]
“To me, progress hinges on our ability to discriminate knowledge from belief, fact from fantasy, on the basis of evidence. It’s not the known unknown from the known known, or the unknown unknown from the known unknown, that is crucial to progress. ...
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