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BBC News – The Editors: John Simpson asks if Iraq has a future

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A new series offers some of the BBC’s most senior journalists the chance to discuss some of the burning issues of the day.

The BBC’s World Affairs Editor John Simpson has covered events in Iraq for 28 years and looks at what sort of future the country faces.

He finds that the country – cobbled together in 1921 from three main ethnic groups on the recommendation of a British archaeologist – is a mixture of pessimism and optimism.

via BBC News – The Editors: John Simpson asks if Iraq has a future.

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Written by edparnell

March 26, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Posted in Articles, Interesting

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