Nouri al-Maliki, 1950 former prime min. of Iraq.
President told CNN 'no amount of American firepower' would be able to hold Iraq together if leaders don't rise above sectarianism
How Nouri al-Maliki fell out of favour with the US | World | Martin Chulov, Baghdad, June 19, 2014, The Guardian:
Nouri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq and the secretary-general of the Islamic Dawa Party. Al-Maliki and his government succeeded the Iraqi Transitional Government.
The Shia leader of the Dawa party, who became prime minister in 2006, Nouri al-Maliki was initially seen as the compromise candidate, a somewhat weak leader who was acceptable to all factions, and possibly viewed as someone who could be controlled.
Who is Nouri al-Maliki? | Losing Iraq | FRONTLINE | PBS
Notes From The Underground: The Rise of Nouri al-Maliki | World Policy Institute
Confronté à une recrue des violences interconfessionnelles en Irak, le Premier ministre Nouri al-Maliki dénonce une contagion venue de la Syrie.
Isis: Former Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki blames fall of Mosul on Turkish 'conspiracy'...