Iraq Governing Council The 25 representatives of Iraq's new Governing Council hold their first meeting in Baghdad -- an event one representative says puts "Saddam in the rubbish heap of history." The council members are appointed by U.S. officials, and Shiite Muslims have a majority of seats. NPR's Kate Seelye reports.
NPR logo

Iraq Governing Council Holds First Meeting

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1335223/1335224" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Iraq Governing Council Holds First Meeting

Iraq Governing Council Holds First Meeting

Iraq Governing Council Holds First Meeting

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1335223/1335224" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The 25 representatives of Iraq's new Governing Council hold their first meeting in Baghdad — an event one representative says puts "Saddam in the rubbish heap of history." The council members are appointed by U.S. officials, and Shiite Muslims have a majority of seats. NPR's Kate Seelye reports.

Related NPR Stories