World Jun 19

Can Iraq be united under Maliki?

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has been faulted by some for deepening sectarian divisions now roiling the country. Gwen Ifill talks to Charles Duelfer, former UN and U.S. weapons inspector in Iraq, Abbas Kadhim of Johns Hopkins University and Feisal…

World May 06

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Political Maneuvering, Coalition-Building Continue in Iraq

Since March 7 elections handed the ruling government a narrow defeat, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has announced a new Shiite coalition that gives it more seats than the secular coalition led by former premier Iyad Allawi but still four seats…

Politics Jul 24

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Iraqi Prime Minister Denies Civil War

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki asserted Monday that, despite sectarian violence across the country that kills an average of 100 civilians per day, Iraq is not slipping into a civil war.

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