Dahr Jamail

Iraqis still dying under American occupation


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.

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