Provincial and Central Government
New York Times - Sectarian Divisions and Insurgents Threaten a Fair Election in an Iraqi Province, by Alissa J. Rubin
LA Times - Iraq: 'Secret plan' will prevent voter fraud, polling official says, by Monte Morin
On January 31, 2009, fourteen of Iraq’s eighteen provinces will hold provincial elections. This fact sheet provides information on the upcoming Provincial Elections.
Marisa Cochrane briefs on Iraq Report 12: The Fragmentation of the Sadrist Movement.
Iraq Politics and Reconstruction
Associated Press - Up to 25 Iraqis accused in Saddam party plot, by Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Sinan Salaheddin
Reuters - U.S. says Iraq fails to tackle corrupt high officials, by Missy Ryan
Washington Post - Police: Attacks targeting security kill 6 in Iraq, by Sameer N. Yacoub
New York Times - Troop Pullout to Leave U.S. and Britain as Iraq Force, by Alissa J. Rubin