Will Iraq's power-sharing agreement provide stable government?
Politicians in Iraq have reached agreement on a power-sharing deal more than eight months after an inconclusive general election. What should be their priority?
MPs said a deal was reached to keep Nouri Maliki as prime minister after he gained the support of the Sunni coalition led by former PM Iyad Allawi.
The agreement is said to provide checks and balances against the abuse of power by any one group. The US said the reported deal was a "big step forward".
Do you live in Iraq? What do you think of the power-sharing deal? Will the coalition create a balance for Iraq's different communities? Can this power-sharing deal create an effective government?
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