New Iraqi Prime Minister Named, But Maliki Not Leaving

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Our main topic: America’s re-engagement in Iraq, as the Islamic State threatens the stability of that country. The new President of Iraq has nominated Haider al-Abadi as the next prime minister. He’s a rival of the incumbent, Nuri al Maliki. Tim Arango is Chief Correspondent in Baghdad for the New York Times.

Credits

Guest:
Tim Arango - New York Times - @tarangoNYT

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Benjamin Gottlieb, Katie Cooper