During such times we are inspired by men of action, who seize the moment and take the bold steps necessary to do the things that have to be done. This morning we get more inspiring bold leadership and decisive dramatic action from the new Iraqi Leader.
Iraq PM calls for raiders' arrest
"Maliki demanded the release of the remaining captives
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki has called for the immediate arrest of those behind a mass kidnapping from a government building in Baghdad."
Mr Maliki said the militants behind the daylight raid were "worse than extremists", and added: "What happened was not terrorism, rather it was due to dispute and conflict between militias from one side or another."
He went on to demand the release the remaining captives.
He was speaking at Baghdad university during a visit to calm professors and students."