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.