Iraqi election woes could slow troop withdrawal

The World

The United States is ready to pull more troops from Iraq, but part of the equation for troop withdrawal is the need for credible elections. Progress on that front slowed yesterday as the Iraqi parliament announced it had hit a stalemate in their efforts to draft election laws. That could delay the election scheduled for Jan. 16. Rod Nordland, foreign correspondent for The New York Times, joins us from Baghdad.

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