Iraqi Prime Minister Sets A Record

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Iraq's prime minister Nouri al-Maliki is the longest serving leader in Iraq since Saddam Hussein. Madeleine Brand talks to Juan Cole, professor of modern Middle East history at the University of Michigan, about what al-Maliki's strong leadership means for U.S.-Iraqi relations.



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