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Iraqi politicians fail to convince voters change is possible

While all of Iraq’s disparate political factions claim to seek the very change voters are demanding, none so far have taken any action to truly convince their electorates.
A protester holds up his red-inked finger during a demonstration at Tahrir Square in central Baghdad March 7, 2011. The protesters say they inked their fingers to show their disapproval with the government they elected in March 7, 2010, which they claim have not fulfilled its promises.     REUTERS/Saad Shalash (IRAQ - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS) - RTR2JKMV
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No one in Iraq is satisfied with the country’s situation. The term “change” is on everyone’s lips, from the top of the ruling pyramid to the ordinary man in the street.

Although the goals of change in Iraq are not quite clear, everyone agrees that change can only be brought about through elections.

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