Mohammed Hussainy is a Jordanian writer specialising in Iraqi issues who writes for the Arabic language Al Ghad newspaper and Al Arabiya.net.
He is the director of the Identity Center in Amman, Jordan, which aims to encourage political participation in Jordan and the wider Arab world.
Allawi throws it all away
Allawi emerged from the election triumphant, but is now unlikely to become the next prime minister. Mohammed...
Once again, the Iraqi compass points north
The votes are in and the Iraqi coalitions have entered a complex process of deal making and realignment. Little can...
Shadowy campaign financing will mire Iraq's democratic elections
As campaigning in the Iraqi election intensifies, there is a danger that the race will be won by ill-gotten wealth.
A nest of contradictions: exclusion and immunity in the Iraqi elections
The fudged compromise on Iraqi election candidates previously excluded from running raises more questions than it answers.
Debaathication vs. reconciliation? The decision to ban Saleh al-Mutlaq from standing in the Iraqi election
The Iraqi Accountability and Justice Commission's decision to ban former Baathist Saleh al-Mutlaq from standing in...