America Abroad

Wednesday, June 13 at 2:00 pm

Iraq’s Next Steps

In May, Iraqis went to the polls to elect a new national parliament. It was the first election since the defeat of ISIS in Iraq. And in a surprise turn, a coalition led by controversial cleric Muqtada al-Sadr—a staunch opponent of US & Iranian influence in Iraq—won the most seats. How will this shape the next phase of Iraqi politics? And what will this mean for the US?

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