A militia with iPhones

Hilsum, Lindsey
June 2014
New Statesman;6/27/2014, Vol. 143 Issue 5216, p20
The author discusses the conditions in Iraq as of June 27, 2014. Topics include the increase in corruption, red tape and bureaucracy in Iraq since dictator Saddam Hussein was in power, the reasons the author's Iraqi contact and the bureau manager for British news channels ITV and Channel 4, Karim, fled to Syria during the American occupation of Iraq, and the desire of of some Sunnis for America and Great Britain to remain in Iraq to protect them from Shi'ite aggression.


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