Iraq Votes amid Intensified Sectarian Violence

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Iraqi voters headed to the polls today in the country's first parliamentary elections since the US troop withdrawal. Voters are choosing from among more than 9,000 candidates vying for just 328 seats. The election comes amid escalating sectarian violence. More than 3,000 people have died in Iraq this year alone. Matt Bradley, Middle East correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, joins us from Baghdad.

Credits

Guest:
Matt Bradley - Wall Street Journal - @MattMcBradley

Host:
Barbara Bogaev

Producers:
Benjamin Gottlieb, Andrea Brody, Gideon Brower