In Memoriam, Iraq 1918-2006

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 12/14/2005 12:00 am EST

After so many fake "turning points" in Iraq, at last a genuine one: the election on Dec. 15 really will settle something. Unfortunately, what it will do is confirm that the unitary Iraqi state that has existed since 1918 is nearing its end, to be replaced by God knows what.

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