Leaders of Iraq's main political blocs meeting Monday are (front row, from left) ex-Prime Minister Ibrahim Jafari, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, President Jalal Talabani and ex- Prime Minister Ayad Allawi. (Iraqi government via Associated Press)

Leaders of Iraq's main political blocs meeting Monday are (front row, from left) ex-Prime Minister Ibrahim Jafari, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, President Jalal Talabani and ex- Prime Minister Ayad Allawi. (Iraqi government via Associated Press)