BAGHDAD, June 20 -- Iraqi Vice President Adel Abdul Mahdi, a senior Shiite politician often mentioned as a potential prime minister, tendered his resignation last week in a move that reflects deepening frustration inside the Iraqi government with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
[b]Other senior Iraqi officials have considered resigning in recent weeks over the failures of their government to make progress after more than a year in power, according to Iraqi and U.S. officials.[/b]
Why do u assume he is thrilled? B/C he is stating a fact that you refuse to believe? We have done nothing differently in Iraq for 6 years and things are getting worse and you have to offer is more of the same.