Diane talks with a panel about the latest developments in Iraq, including signs of a power void in Baghdad, humanitarian needs, and what will happen next to stabilize the country.

Guests

  • Kenneth Bacon president of Refugees International
  • Fawaz Gerges professor of Middle East and international affairs at Sarah Lawrence College; author of "Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy"
  • Shibley Telhami Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, and author of "The Stakes: America in the Middle East" (Westview Press)

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