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Barack Obama, the US president-elect, promised to end the Iraq war if he got to the White House.
He also said that he wanted to withdraw all US combat troops from Iraq within 16 months of his presidency.
The Iraqi government has expressed concerns that any hasty withdrawal of US troops from the country would have grave security implications.
Will Obama live up to his campaign promises or will he succumb to political pressure?
Inside Iraq discusses how the new US president will impact future US military and political strategies in Iraq.
Our guests this week are Ghassan Attia, the director of Iraqi Institute for Democracy and Development, American political analyst, Jack Burkman, an American political analyst, AlAstair Campbell, a military analyst, and Robert Wirsing, a Middle East expert from Georgetown University.
Source: Al Jazeera