PBS NewsHour

Why Iraq has been unable to find a new prime minister

Clip: 12/26/2019 | 8m 19s Video has closed captioning.

Months-long protests in major Iraqi cities have led to the prime minister's resignation, but leaders have been unable to secure a replacement, and those demanding reform remain as animated as ever. Lisa Desjardins reports and speaks to the Atlantic Council’s Abbas Kadhim about what protesters are seeking, why the political elite have been unable to deliver it and where the average Iraqi stands.

Aired: 12/26/19

Rating: NR

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