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Week in Review: Iraq prepares for Sunday’s elections

Week in Review

Week in Review: Iraq prepares for Sunday’s elections

Worldfocus looks at this Sunday's Iraqi parliamentary elections, which could exacerbate sectarian divisions. We also examine what has changed in the seven years since the Iraq invasion. Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Gideon Rose, managing editor of Foreign Affairs, and Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University.

Posted: March 5, 2010 17:48   Comments: 15
Tune in: Online radio show on Lebanon’s election

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Tune in: Online radio show on Lebanon’s election

Lebanon will head to the polls on June 7 in an election that could alter the political fabric of the country, with Hezbollah and its allies poised to make significant gains. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explored the issues and implications of Lebanon’s election. Melani Cammett, Ben Gilbert and Ghassan Schbley joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: June 2, 2009 18:16   Comments: 3
Wave of new violence questions security progress in Iraq

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Wave of new violence questions security progress in Iraq

On Friday, for a second day in a row, the Iraqi capital of Baghdad was hit with a devastating bombing attack.These latest attacks have raised new concerns about the abilities of Iraq's security forces. General David Petraeus cautioned that progress in Iraq continues to be fragile and reversible.

Posted: April 24, 2009 15:38   Comments: 3
Iraq’s al-Qaeda leader captured in Baghdad

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Iraq’s al-Qaeda leader captured in Baghdad

Michael Wahid Hanna of the Century Foundation discusses what effect the reported arrest of Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, a leader of the al-Qaeda-linked Sunni insurgency in Iraq, will have on Iraq's stability.

Posted: April 23, 2009 16:05   Comments: 0
Rising Sunni-Shiite violence threatens security in Iraq

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Rising Sunni-Shiite violence threatens security in Iraq

Bernard Haykel of Princeton University discusses a bombing in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad -- the third straight day of violent attacks in Iraq -- and new fears of violence between Sunnis and Shiites once American troops withdraw.

Posted: April 8, 2009 15:02   Comments: 1
Iraq hopeful as provincial elections approach

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Iraq hopeful as provincial elections approach

Michael Wahid Hanna of the Century Foundation discusses what's at stake in the upcoming provincial elections, how they differ from past elections and what they mean for Iraq's future.

Posted: January 30, 2009 15:26   Comments: 2
Sunni-Shiite cyber war escalates

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Sunni-Shiite cyber war escalates

Marking the most recent attack in the Sunni-Shiite cyber war, hackers hijack the Internet domain of a pan-Arab TV station, Al Arabiya.

Posted: October 13, 2008 14:38   Comments: 0
Timeline: Power shifts in Iraq over the past five years

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Timeline: Power shifts in Iraq over the past five years

Scott Peterson of The Christian Science Monitor discusses the integration of the Awakening Councils into the Shia-led Iraqi government. Also, a timeline of the major power transfers within Iraq over the last five years.

Posted: October 2, 2008 20:31   Comments: 0

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