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Iraq's security has drastically improved over the past two years. Even at night, many are coming out to enjoy the cool summer air. But a recent surge in violence has many thinking about the long term. More>>
For more insight on the US troop withdrawal from Iraq, we are joined by Raymond Zhou, a columnist with the China Daily newspaper. Hello, Mr. Zhou.
Q1: US President Barack Obama says the troop withdrawal will go ahead regardless of the recent surge in violence. Do you think Iraqi security forces are ready to maintain the country's security and stability?
Q2: What's your view on Iraq's future security situation? And do you think the new round of terror attacks will force the country to finally form a new coalition government?