Mayhem and Marigolds
It’s a big week for Iraq. Leaders of the Arab League are descending upon Baghdad for their annual summit, a meeting that has studiously avoided the Iraqi capital for several years.
The Economist effectively points out the importance of this occasion to Iraq. If all goes well, the summit could “draw a curtain over the country’s battered image as occupied, violent and dysfunctional” and mark “a triumphant return to the Arab fold.”