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Iraq political unrest, tension in Central African Republic, and Afghan women's rights

Iraqi Prime Minister, Nuri Al-Maliki, gave a defiant speech on Iraqi Television, asking for a third term. Christine van den Toorn talks to us about the current military, political and humanitarian strife in Iraq. And, Central African Republic has named it’s first Muslim Prime Minister, Mahamat Kamoun. Lewis Mudge is a researcher in the Africa Division at Human Rights Watch (HRW). Then, women in many parts of Afghanistan are better off than they were under Taliban rule. Marzia joins us to talk about the state of women’s rights in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)

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