Iraq's Impasse and 'Confusing' Politics

Joost Hiltermann interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

Despite reports of an emerging breakthrough, Iraq's political deadlock remains unresolved and seemingly far from the compromises necessary to clear the way for a governing coalition, says expert Joost R. Hiltermann.

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NYT: Nation Building Works

Author: David Brooks

David Brooks writes that progress on Iraq's economic growth, basic security, and political and legal institutions shows U.S. nation building efforts in Iraq have worked.

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