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Latest update : 2014-05-01

Iraq Under the Gun: Elections and the Quest for Stability

The last time Iraqis went to the polls was in 2010, during the run-up to the departure of US-led forces. This time, they're long gone and sectarian violence is at its worst since 2008. Traffic was banned on election day to prevent car bombings. Voting was almost non-existent in mostly Sunni Anbar province where jihadists have capitalised on simmering anger with Baghdad's authorities. So what's left of Iraq and its democracy? After Saddam Hussein, have the US and UK washed their hands of Iraq?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Régis LE SOMMIER

Associate Editor in Chief, Paris Match

Abdelraman Dara SULEIMAN

Iraqi Writer and Political Analyst

Hadeel AL SAYEGH

Senior reporter for The National, United Arab Emirates

Zaid AL-ALI

Senior Adviser on Constitution Building, International IDEA

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2015-04-16 Barack Obama

Big Bad Google: Europe takes on US internet giant (part 2)

Europe's throwing the book at Google. The Commission accuses the Internet giant of squeezing the competition and is serving Google with a charge sheet which includes directing...

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2015-04-16 Google

Big Bad Google: Europe takes on US internet giant (part 1)

Europe's throwing the book at Google. The Commission accuses the Internet giant of squeezing the competition and is serving Google with a charge sheet which includes directing...

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2015-04-15 civil war

Europe's Boat People: Crisis as Casualties Mount in Mediterranean (part 2)

The latest capsizing of a boat of desperate migrants may only be the beginning. All signs point to a tragic summer in the Mediterranean. In just five days, Italian authorities...

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2015-04-15 immigration

Europe's Boat People: Crisis as Casualties Mount in Mediterranean (part 1)

The latest capsizing of a boat of desperate migrants may only be the beginning. All signs point to a tragic summer in the Mediterranean. In just five days, Italian authorities...

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2015-04-14 Boko Haram

#BringBackOurGirls: One Year Gone (part 2)

More than 200 girls are still missing from a boarding school in Chibok, northeastern Nigeria. Ceremonies are marking the first anniversary of their abduction by the Islamist...

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