Analysis: Martial Law an Option in the New Iraq

Ghassan Al-Attiyah, director and founder of the Iraq Foundation for Freedom and Democracy, says Iraq's interim government may need to offer amnesty to insurgents and implement martial law in some areas to stabilize the country until elections can be held next year. He speaks with NPR's Renee Montagne about the challenges facing Iraq's new interim government.

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