Kurds Unite Behind Presidential Nominee While Iraq's Shiite majority has claimed the prime minister seat, the second leading political bloc -- the Kurds -- will likely gain the presidency. NPR's Ivan Watson spoke to the leading Kurdish candidate, Jalal Talabani, about the election and the presidential post.
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Kurds Unite Behind Presidential Nominee

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Kurds Unite Behind Presidential Nominee

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Kurds Unite Behind Presidential Nominee

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While Iraq's Shiite majority has claimed the prime minister seat, the second leading political bloc — the Kurds — will likely gain the presidency. NPR's Ivan Watson spoke to the leading Kurdish candidate, Jalal Talabani, about the election and the presidential post.