Iraqi Politics

Sheikh Dr. Khalid al-Atiya, First Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq, talked about preparations for upcoming… read more

Sheikh Dr. Khalid al-Atiya, First Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq, talked about preparations for upcoming elections in Iraq and other political issues. In his remarks he said he would like to see more open elections when Iraqi voters go to the polls next January. He also called for a reduction in the role of religion in Iraqi politics. Following his remarks he responded to audience members' questions.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Iraqi Politics

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288272-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 7, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 8, 2009

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  • Aug 07, 2009 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2009 | 4:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2009 | 8:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2009 | 3:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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