Iraqis went to the polls for the fourth time on Saturday, with elections in 14 of the country’s 18 provinces.
The Op-Ed editors asked three Iraqi bloggers for their impressions of the day.
1.- The Thrill Is Gone
By Salam Pax, The Baghdad Blogger
Last Saturday, as millions of Iraqis dipped their fingers in little vials of purple ink after they cast their votes, I was in Baghdad sending messages about the events of the day to Twitter, the micro-blogging platform. An hour before the polls closed I received a message from a friend in America, John, who was wondering if the Obama administration was helping or hurting the elections in Iraq.… Seguir leyendo »