Iraq's ambassador to Germany said Friday that the kidnapping of a German aid worker was likely an attempt to disrupt upcoming elections. Ambassador Alaa Hussein Al-Hashimi said on ARD television that the timing of the abduction of Susanne Osthoff was no accident. With parliamentary elections set for Dec. 15, there will be more attempts by insurgents to show "themselves and the whole world that they are there," Al-Hasmimi said. "But the political process will go on
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