Iraq: Election Outlook

Iraq: Election Outlook

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...

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

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.

Lawrence Korb

senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.

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