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The American administration of Iraq is over. The Coalition Provisional Authority handed sovereignty to an interim Iraqi government early this morning. Join NPR's Neal Conan and guests for a look at security and governance in Iraq. Plus reaction from Iraqis.

Guests:

Michael Ware
*Time magazine's Baghdad bureau chief

Ahmad al-Rikabi
*Founder of Radio Dijla, a live, talk radio program broadcasting in Baghdad and surrounding area

Jon Alterman
*Director of the Middle East Program CSIS

Don Gonyea
*NPR White House correspondent

Robert Malley
*Director of the Middle East Program at the International Crisis Group

Imam Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini
*Imam at the Islamic Education Center of Orange County

Sayed Hossein Qazwini
*22 years old, graduated from Berkeley in May, returned to Iraq in June, got married last Friday to an Iraqi woman
*Will study to become an Imam at the Imam Hossein mosque in Karbala when classes begin in September

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