Dahr Jamail

Iraqis still dying under American occupation

[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/09_04_13_jamail.mp3]

Dahr Jamail, writer for Foreign Policy in Focus, discusses the Iraqi government’s unwillingness to incorporate Sunni “Awakening Councils” into the regular army, the walled-off autonomous conclaves within Baghdad, the decimation of Iraq’s health care system and forty years of U.S. meddling in Iraqi affairs.

MP3 here. (31:43)

Dahr Jamail is the author of Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq. He writes for IPS News, Truthout.org and Foreign Policy in Focus.

5 thoughts on “Dahr Jamail”

  1. One of the most insightful things I’ve read about counterinsurgency lately: Just because there is a coin strategy, doesn’t mean it’s smart for the U.S. to do it.

    As for the Awakening Councils, it seemed like a good idea at the time.

    Good interview. Dahr Jamail does great reporting.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.