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Midmorning: Future of al-Maliki and earthquakes

Posted at 8:14 AM on August 23, 2007 by Bill Wareham

President Bush says Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki still has his support. But the embattled Shiite Iraqi leader is losing support from others in the region. At 9 a.m., Kerri Miller consider's al-Maliki's future with Suzanne Maloney, senior fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings Institution; and Nancy Youssef, correspondent for McClatchy newspapers, based in Washington, DC.

At 10 a.m., Kerri and guests discuss the earthquakes have rocked countries around the world lately. Scientists say there's still much to learn about why and when earthquakes happen. Guests include: Susan Hough, scientist-in-charge of the Pasadena Office, U.S. Geological Survey; andTom Brocher, coordinator for Earthquake Hazards Investigations, US Geological Survey, in northern California.