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Iraq After the Withdrawal

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

New York Times correspondent Michael Schmidt and Sam Dagher, Wall Street Journal reporter in Iraq, discuss the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq this month, the state of the country nine years after the invasion that overthrew Saddam Hussein, sectarian violence, and their thoughts about the future of Iraq.

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Sam Dagher and Michael Schmidt
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Comments [2]

jgarbuz from Queens

If I would have known that the US would not take IRaqi oil to repay the treasury for Iraq's liberation, I would never have supported the war in the first place! We were told that Iraqi oil would help pay for the war. Sheesh!

The Arabs only believe what they WANT to believe, which has nothing to do with the truth.

Dec. 21 2011 12:29 PM
Jenna from LES

Hi Leonard,

I know this is out of left field but I was wondering if you could ask your guest about the plight of homosexuals in Iraq. Have measures been taken to protect them in our absence?

Dec. 21 2011 12:10 PM

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