12/01/13 Patrick Cockburn

Patrick Cockburn, a journalist with The Independent, discusses Muqtada al-Sadr’s warning of Iraq’s dark near-future; Sadr’s political coming-of-age under Saddam Hussein and the US occupation; the role of al-Qa’ida, Iran and Syria in Iraq; and why the sectarian divide between Sunni and Shia is as strong as ever.

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