Are we headed back to Iraq? That's the question as Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki comes to Washington this week to ask for more U.S. help in fighting the al-Qaida affiliate blamed for the recent spate of violence in the country.
On Sunday, a series of attacks — including car bombings in Baghdad and a suicide attack in the northern city of Mosul — killed more than 60 people. More than 5,000 have died in attacks since April.
The BBC's Hadia Alalawi joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the issue.
- Hadia Alalawi, reporter for the BBC in London.
This segment aired on October 28, 2013.