Iraqi Parties Eye Alliances Ahead of Elections As Iraq prepares for elections in January, the country's fledgling political parties face a crucial decision: whether to face the voters on their own, or band together in a larger alliance that would be likely to win enough seats in the new assembly to lead the government. Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon.
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Iraqi Parties Eye Alliances Ahead of Elections

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Iraqi Parties Eye Alliances Ahead of Elections

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Iraqi Parties Eye Alliances Ahead of Elections

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As Iraq prepares for elections in January, the country's fledgling political parties face a crucial decision: whether to face the voters on their own, or band together in a larger alliance that would be likely to win enough seats in the new assembly to lead the government. Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon.