Interim Iraqi leaders may have settled on a plan for distributing cabinet posts among the competing political factions. We’ll hear several perspectives on post war reconstruction challenges in Iraq and implications for U.S.policy.

Guests

  • Col. Thomas X. Hammes U.S. Marine Corps-Retired, and author of "The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century"
  • David Phillips visiting scholar at Harvard University's Center for Middle Eastern Studies, executive director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Humanity, and author of "Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco."
  • Dan Senor Former Bush Administration foreign policy advisor, based in Iraq (2003, 2004) Currently founding partner of Rosemont Capital, a global private equity firm; and Fox News Middle East Analyst

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