Just call me the other decider

Remember Ayad Allawi? The former Iraqi leader has been accused of murdering six insurgents in 2004.

He’s now angling to take back the top job in the war-ravaged country and is being assisted by one of Washington’s best PR firms.

This could work rather well for the US. A strongman seems to be the preferred option these days. This democracy caper hasn’t exactly worked out as planned.

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