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Allawi Works to Build Support for Iraq Elections

Iraq's interim leader works to persuade Iraqi expatriates to participate in January's parliamentary elections. Prime Minister Ayad Allawi also met with some Iraqi tribal leaders in the Jordanian capital, hoping to win their support for efforts to end the insurgency. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.

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Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.