Will Iraq slide into civil strife? | Politics


From: Inside Story

Supporters of Shia chief Muqtada al-Sadr are once more occupying parliament.

For the second time in per week, protesters have taken over Iraq’s parliament in a present of assist for influential Shia chief Muqtada al-Sadr.

On Saturday, 1000’s of individuals stormed the constructing in Baghdad.

They’ve pledged to remain put till their calls for are met – escalating a political standoff.

However what if these calls for aren’t met?

And what function does Iran play in Iraqi politics?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom

Visitors:

Zeidon Alkinani – Non-resident fellow on the Arab Middle Washington DC

Marsin Alshamary – Analysis fellow at Harvard Kennedy Faculty’s Center East Initiative

Hamed Mousavi – Professor of political science on the College of Tehran

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