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Update: Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections

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Update: Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections

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Earlier this month, Iraqi politician Iyad Allawi eked out a narrow victory in Iraq's parliamentary elections. Allawi may not get what he wants. Current Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has called for a recount. And Iraq's Accountability and Justice Commission said it may disqualify six candidates for alleged ties to the Baath Party.
 
For analysis, we're joined by Laith al-Saud. He's a lecturer at DePaul University's Islamic World Studies department.

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