Iraq Protests Challenge Government Corruption and US/Iranian Influence

Interview with Raed Jarrar, an Arab-American political analyst and advocate, conducted by Scott Harris

Raed Jarrar discusses the current situation in Iraq after three months of protests and government suppression that has killed 500 and wounded some 20,000. He examines the protesters’ demands that include the immediate resignation of the government, an end to corruption and opposition to the influence of Iran and U.S. on Baghdad’s government.

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