Preview: Iraqi Elections – What’s at stake?

May 11, 2018 07:05 PM
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On this edition of VOA's Encounter: Iraqis head for the polls to vote in their 5th parliamentary elections since the fall of Saddam Hussein and the first since the fall of the so-called Islamic State. Daniel Serwer, Scholar at the Middle East Institute and Professor at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, and Bilal Wahab, fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, join host Carol Castiel to discuss what is at stake in these elections for Iraq, the region and the United States.