It also would further weaken Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki just weeks after Shia cabinet ministers allied with Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr walked out of the government. Inside Iraq looks at the grave implications for the political process of this potential Sunni pull-out of Iraq's parliament. Our guests this week are Dr Hamid Al-Bayati, the Iraqi ambassador to the United Nations, and Anas Altikriti, a Middle East expert.
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