Friday, January 14, 2005

Radical Iraqi Shiite leader Moqtada Sadr urged US President George W. Bush and Iraq's neighbours Friday not to interfere with the January 30 general elections. "This affair is none of your business," the young Shiite leader said, addressing Bush in a Friday sermon read by one of his representatives at a mosque in his Baghdad stronghold of Sadr City. (AFP via

[article on overall subject of election legitimacy] Ralf Dahrendorf: Can elections alone guarantee legitimacy? Ukraine's results have thrown up many questions regarding the popular vote. (Financial Express)

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