Saturday, June 5, 2010 9pm

Producer: America Abroad Media
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Iraq is trying hold its first democratic graduation and enroll a new government. At the same time, US troops are starting to pack their bags for a permanent recess. And the question of what will be left behind is about more than Humvees and kitchen equipment. It’s about whether Iraq will be a stable, sovereign state that can stand up to bullies in its playground. Deborah Amos hosts.