“The invasion of 2003 has been used to restore the old ruling class of Iraq… other than U.S. interests . . . The struggle over resources are among various factions of this old ruling class “

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Based in New Delhi, Aijaz Ahmad has appeared many times on The Real News Network; he is Senior Editorial Consultant, and political commentator for the Indian newsmagazine, Frontline. He has taught Political Science, and has written widely on South Asia and the Middle East.