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How Iraq’s elections proved ‘discipline quo’ expectations rotten 0

How Iraq’s elections proved ‘discipline quo’ expectations rotten

With partial results of Iraq’s parliamentary vote released, Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s Sairoon coalition (the Alliance of Revolutionaries for Reform) is leading in the polls. Coming in second is Hadi al-Amiri’s Fatah (Conquest) coalition, featuring a list of candidates from Shia militias. Incumbent Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s coalition, Nasr (Victory) Alliance, is third. Observers of Iraq’s…