Iraq

Interview

Iraq: A Compromise PM?

Rachel Schneller interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

Iraq's political standoff may be resolved with a compromise candidate, says CFR's Rachel Schneller. But it won't happen according to a U.S. timetable. And it shouldn't affect U.S. plans to withdraw combat troops this summer.

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First Take

Iraq's Gathering Political Clouds

Author: Brett H. McGurk

A judicial ruling in Iraq could delay the formation of a new government until the fall, increasing the risk of a planned U.S. drawdown of troops by the end of August, says CFR's Brett McGurk.

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