DETROIT – With the bloodshed in Iraq growing worse each month, General Motors Corp. has no near-term plans to set up a dealership network in the war-torn Middle Eastern country, a company executive says. “It’s a very difficult situation right now,” says Maureen Kempston Darkes, president-GM Latin America Africa Middle East. “We would like peace and security for Iraq.” Iraq often is viewed as a potential Middle Eastern economic powerhouse that was stifled by the oppressive regime of ...

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