Originally Posted by kennyo7
So why did the Iraqis vote in a government whose roots are based in Iran and the current Iranian government. Look at the history of the Dawa party. If you dont want to be a puppet of Iran, how do you vote in this party?
The Dawa party is not a unified movement at all and because Iraqi's who were part of tha party had to hide in Iran during Sadaam reign doesn't prove the association that you are making.
The other thing you missed is Iraq has a Parlimentry system, the Dawa party has the Presidency by a plurality.