The Attempted Assassination of Iraq’s Prime Minister

Rasha Al Aqeedi, a senior analyst at Newlines Institute, joins Arab Digest editor William Law to discuss the assassination attempt on the Iraqi prime minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi.

After an election that was a serious setback for parties that back armed militias, will the attempt to kill the prime minister usher in a new wave of violence in Iraq, or will his efforts at de-escalation prevail?

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