The infusion of 30,000 more American troops into Iraq began six months ago. As the Sept. 15 deadline approaches for assessing the situation on the ground, Day to Day is posing the same question to six different categories of players.
This week, we focus on Iraqi politicians. The question: Is Iraq better off or worse off now than before the surge began? Mahmoud Othman, a Kurdish member of parliament, and Adnan Pachachi, a Sunni member of parliament, talk to Alex Chadwick about their assessment.