Maliki calls for U.S. institutions to study the Iraqi reality on the ground

Saturday, May 19, 2012 08:52

Washington / follow-up Baghdadiya News / Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who was concerned filmed in the U.S. media as leader of a despot

Aims to strengthen the authority of many scientists and influential Washington to visit Baghdad to meet with his team next week.The Reuters news agency has learned that this rare invitation made to Kenneth Pollack of the Brookings Institution and Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute and Joost Hiltermann of the International Crisis Group.

Pollack said, “I think it’s a smart move and very constructive on his part. And Pollack, military analyst, a former CIA and worked in the White House under former President Bill Clinton as A is also a book influential support US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Maliki’s opponents accused the leader of the “state law” collects force and fear to resort to dictatorship, which dropped the United States when brought down Saddam Hussein.

Iraqi officials have said that “the idea behind the invite scholars are introduced to see Baghdad and to respond to” the deliberate distortion of the truth “that propagate al-Maliki’s opponents.

Ali al-Moussawi, chief media adviser to the Prime Minister in response to a query of the Iraqi Embassy in Washington that “al-Maliki feels that there is activity on the increasingly hostile against Iraq and the Iraqi government tries to give a picture is not encouraging and negative about the situation in Iraq.”

Critics blame and disqualify the decision of U.S. President Barack Obama to withdraw all U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of last year in a political crisis erupted as soon as troops leave, and raised fears the country is sliding back into civil war.

And issued a warrant for al-Maliki, Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, who fled Baghdad and is currently in Turkey. Fell also the relations between Baghdad and the Kurdish regional government of the semi-independence in the north.

Baghdad’s call came on the back of actual media campaign waged against the Maliki government in Washington, especially by the Kurds, who maintain a separate office of representative in the U.S. capital and their relations since a long time with officials in Washington.

Moussawi said that it is important for those interested in Iraqi affairs to see the situation on the ground and listen to the voice of the Iraqi government and citizens of ordinary Iraqis, instead of being only for the explanations and voices of those who have political agendas.

He did not say Moussaoui intended his words, but he pointed to regional powers did not identify by name is keen to see Iraq weak.

Baghdad is locked in a bitter war of words with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who accused Maliki of marginalizing his opponents in the year while warning of the escalating tension between Sunnis and Shiites.

Erdogan hosted a recent Massoud Barzani, president of the Kurdish regional government in addition to Iyad Alawi al-Maliki and the leader of a rival bloc, Iraqi. / Finished / agencies