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Iraq’s protests: What you need to know

July 23, 2018

DW. Protests against corruption, poor services and unemployment are challenging the Shiite political class that since 2003 has pilfered the country’s resources. Demonstrations in Iraq are not new, but these are different. July has witnessed soaring temperatures in southern Iraq that have boiled over into popular mass mobilization against corruption, wretched services and unemployment. Mass…

The Iraq War’s Real Legacy

March 28, 2014

Though President Obama attempts to justify Iraq’s invasion, Iraqi civilians and Iraq war veterans share their stories on the lasting environmental, social, and health effects of the U.S. occupation still being felt today