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Ayad Allawi – Former Prime Minister of Iraq

More than a thousand people were killed in violence in Iraq last month according to the United Nations. What hope is there for keeping peace?

More than a thousand people were killed in violence in Iraq last month according to the United Nations. The country appears to be dividing along religious lines, not helped by its neighbour Syria's descent into civil war. Sarah Montague talks to Ayad Allawi, the country's first Prime Minister after Saddam Hussein. He has accused the current Prime Minister, Nouri Al Maliki, of turning into a dictator. So what hope is there now for keeping the peace in Iraq?

(Image: Ayad Allawi, former prime minister of Iraq. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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