NPR logo

Iraqi City Takes Step Toward Democracy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1273723/1273724" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Iraqi City Takes Step Toward Democracy

World

Iraqi City Takes Step Toward Democracy

Iraqi City Takes Step Toward Democracy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1273723/1273724" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

In the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a small group votes to form a municipal council in a process managed by U.S. overseers. One U.S. officials calls it "a selection process with a sprinkling of democracy." Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Ivan Watson.