Looking to the Future Government of Iraq

After four months of political paralysis, Jawad al-Maliki was nominated over the weekend to become the new prime minister of Iraq. Maliki has 30 days to form a new Cabinet and will have to balance ethnic and religious factions. Guests discuss what it will take to lead Iraq into peace.

Guests:

Adnan Pachachi, acting speaker of the Iraqi Parliament; former chairman of the committee for drafting the Transitional Administrative Law

Saad Jawad, member of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq

Jane Arraf, press fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; former CNN bureau chief, Baghdad

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