posted on May, 28 2004 @ 08:41 AM
Iyad Allawi, a member of Iraq's US-appointed Governing Council with long-time links to the CIA, has been chosen as prime minister in Iraq's interim
government, an aide to Dr Allawi has told Reuters.
Dr Allawi, a wealthy secular Shiite Muslim and former member of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, is a relative of Ahmad Chalabi, a former Pentagon
favourite who has fallen out with Washington.