Year:2022   Volume: 4   Issue: 2   Area: International Relations

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Mohammed H. Kuter AL RABAY

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.

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2717-8293.16.19


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