Profile of Proposed Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Patrick Cockburn, correspondent for Great Britain's Independent newspaper, about Iyad Allawi, the man picked by Iraq's U.S.-appointed governing council lead the nation's interim government beginning July 1. They discuss Allawi's time as an exile, and the potential problems with his selection.
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Profile of Proposed Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi

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Profile of Proposed Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi

Profile of Proposed Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi

Profile of Proposed Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi

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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Patrick Cockburn, correspondent for Great Britain's Independent newspaper, about Iyad Allawi, the man picked by Iraq's U.S.-appointed governing council lead the nation's interim government beginning July 1. They discuss Allawi's time as an exile, and the potential problems with his selection.

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