Iraq Election Roundup

I’ve been out an about today and haven’t seen any television coverage of the Iraq election returns. From what I can garner from the major print media, though, turnout exceeded every reasonable expectation. That doesn’t mean that “democracy” is Iraq is necessarily a resounding success or that the insurgency is going to evaporate overnight. Still, so far so good.

Check out these New York Times headlines:


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James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm veteran. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.