[Sadr City, Iraq; October 16. Image via Getty]

A young girl watches a man dip his finger in indelible ink before he casts a ballot in a primary for supporters of radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to choose their candidates for January 2010 parliamentary elections, in Sadr City on October 16, 2009. The primaries are being carried out across Iraq, with some 650 people standing in the vote. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)