THE FIRST DIRECT ELECTIONS OF THE IRAQI PARLIAMENT ON JANUARY 17,1953. IN U.S.A. SECRET DOCUMENTS, PUBLISHED FOR THE FIRST TIME
This research entitled with ' the Iraqi Parliament first elections on 17 January,1953 as tackled by the classified US documents published for the first time'. It examined the classified reports and cables sent by the US Embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Basra to the US Department of State between October,1952 until the end of the elections on 17 January,1953. The thorough study of the documents disclosed how the US Embassy went far in its intervention in the Iraqi internal affairs to convey a clear idea to the US Department on the Iraqi political landscape and parties that won the direct elections and to increase its domination on Iraq at that time.
Keywords: Elections, Documents, American, Secret, First.