Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki announced on July 3 that his government had already approved the landmark bill, which is meant to ensure a fair distribution of the country's oil reserves, which are located mainly in the Shi'ite south and the Kurdish north.
Searching For A Way Forward
LOOKING BEYOND AL-MALIKI: RFE/RL Iraq analyst Kathleen Ridolfo led an RFE/RL briefing about the changing political landscape in Iraq, focusing on efforts to gain the upper hand in the event that the government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki falls.
LISTENListen to the entire briefing (about 70 minutes):
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