The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) remains in control of one-third of Iraq's territory. 

[ISIL] should not be driving agenda. We should drive agenda.

Lukman Faily, Iraq's ambassador to the US

The Kurds, in the north, continue to battle ISIL fighters.

And with massive protests against the government consuming Baghdad, some are asking if it is time for the country to consider a formal partition.

Mehdi Hasan poses this to the Iraqi Ambassador to the US, Lukman Faily, in the Arena segment.

Read more: Iraq is not a lost cause by Lukman Faily.

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