“The heart of the Middle East is coming apart…”
Filkins writes about the post-Iraq War mess and how, along with Syria, the nation states created in the 19thC by the colonial west is unravelling back to something tribal but messed up with Big Oil. >>>>
LETTER FROM IRAQ
WHAT WE LEFT BEHIND
An increasingly authoritarian leader, a return of sectarian violence, and a nation worried for its future.
BYDEXTER FILKINSAPRIL 28, 2014
From Al Smith – @literateowl