Iraq

Interview

Beyond Iraq's Election Day Success

Brett H. McGurk interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

Iraq's security forces performed especially well during parliamentary elections but a big test looms in the months ahead as votes are counted and Iraqi factions try to form a government, says CFR's Brett McGurk.

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Interview

Pre-Elections, Iraqis Crave Stability

Nir Rosen interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

The coalition led by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is likely to lead in the March 7 parliamentary elections, as Iraqis look for stability and security after years of conflict, says Nir Rosen, an analyst of Iraq's political scene.

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