PBS NewsHour

Is an era of nationalism beginning in Iraq?

Clip: 05/12/2018 | 2m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

On Saturday, Iraqis voted in their first national election since Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the Islamic State last year. Despite low voter turnout and lack of trust in the political establishment, there has been a surge in Iraqi nationalism and patriotism. Margaret Coker of The New York Times joins Hari Sreenivasan from Baghdad for more.

Aired: 05/12/18

Rating: NR

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