Thursday, July 2, 2009

Your Call 070209 What changed in Iraq this week?

What has changed now that American troops have redeployed out of urban centers in Iraq? What still hangs in the balance? On the next Your Call we'll talk about who withdrew and where they went and what it all means. President Maliki declared it National Sovereignty Day, but how much will Iraqi police and military control? Send us an email at or join us live at 11 a.m. A majority of Americans and Iraqis want the troops out of Iraq. Is this a step in the right direction? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Vijay Prashad in Hartford, Connecticut
George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and professor of International Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He is the author of eleven books, most recently The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World.

Nabil Al-Tikriti in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Assistant professor of History of the University of Mary Washington. From 1992-2003, Dr. Al-Tikriti was a context and liaison officer, administrator and logistician for Mdecins Sans Frontires. Al-Tikriti was a member of the team that operated the Catholic Relief Services humanitarian assistance project in Iraq in 1991-1992.

Basma AlKhateeb in Baghdad
Gender and Youth Project manager for the Iraqi AlAmal Association in Baghdad.

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