Looking Forward When Your Country Is Sliding Back

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Iraqis gather in front of a government building in Khalis on December 25, 2011 to call for the execution of Sunni Muslim Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi. (-/AFP/Getty Images/Getty)

How do you look forward when so much of your world is sliding backward? That's the question BBC war correspondent Hugh Sykes asked Iraqis as they watched their country crumble around them.


Hugh Sykes

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