Welcome to Baghdad: divided Iraq hosts divided Arab League

A consecration for a post-occupation Iraq, or expensive window dressing? As Baghdad hosts the Arab League summit under tight security, the nation finds itself locked into a sectarian showdown that mirrors regional rivalries.

  • Ghassan ATIYYAH, Director of the Iraq Foundation for Development and Democracy (from Bagdad);
  • Daniel SERWER, Professor at John Hopkins University, Scholar at the Middle East Institute;
  • Walid PHARES, Professor, National Defense University;
  • Medhi LEBOUACHERA, AFP Journalist.

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