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How the US invasion shaped Iraq | Start Here


The US invasion of Iraq kicked off a cycle of violence and instability that persists to this day. #AJStartHere with Sandra Gathmann explains how the invasion set Iraq on a troubled path, and where things stand twenty years later.

00:47 – Life before the invasion: Saddam Hussein was brutal
02:27 – Bad planning in the aftermath of the invasion
05:49 – Corruption is a huge issue
07:31 – Iran is a big player
09:58 – Iraqis are desperate for change

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