Votes were cast on March the 7th in Iraq's election but there is still no clear victor.
With the count over, the integrity of the process is now being questioned and the leaders of the two biggest party blocs are claiming victory.
In an exclusive interview for HARDtalk, Stephen Sackur talks to Ayad Allawi the leader of the Iraqiya movement.
The election was supposed to deliver stability but how real is the threat of chaos and division?
You can watch the full interview on Thursday 17th March 2010 on BBC World News at 04:30, 09:30, 15:30, 21:30 GMT.
And on the BBC News Channel at 23:30 and on Friday 19th March 2010 at 04:30.