Iraqis just went to the polls to elect a new national parliament. In a surprise turn, a coalition led by controversial cleric Moqtada al-Sadr—a staunch opponent of U.S. influcence in Iraq won the most seats. Listen in as Joshua Johnson, Host of NPR's 1A, leads a panel discussion on Iraq's new leaders and the many challenges they face.
Joshua Johnson, Moderator
Host, NPR's 1A
Director, Middle East Programs, U.S. Institute of Peace
Director, Center for Strategic Research, National Defense University
Resident Scholar, U.S.-Middle East Security and Foreign Policies, American Enterprise Institute