Guest Host: Susan Page

Tensions are high in Iraq ahead of this Sunday’s national elections. An uptick in sectarian violence and concerns about the security situation have some fearing a low turnout. A preview of what the elections will mean for Iraqis, their neighbors and future U.S. policy.

Guests

  • Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.
  • Thomas Ricks senior fellow, Center for a New American Security contributing editor, Foreign Policy magazine and author of "The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008."
  • Nancy Youssef Middle East bureau chief for McClatchy Newspapers.

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