Do not seek to find a reason why elections are not possible. Seek to make them possible, and they will be possible.
All Iraqis can unite to defeat terrorism and can unite to rebuild the country.
The fight against corruption is not bound to high-profile arrests and high-profile investigations. The fight against corruption is successful if you prevent corruption taking place in the first place.
The battle against terrorism is not only a military fight but primarily a battle of information.
To handle the economy and services in a country like Iraq requires delegation of authority and the choice of competent people.