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Iraq: Sectarian tensions or wider discontent?

April 26, 2013 ·

Phyllis Bennis discusses civil society movements in Iraq challenging the U.S.-backed sectarian government system.

"[The ]Iraqi civil society has been in motion in extraordinary, impressive ways. Yes it’s been non-violent, but that’s not the only thing , it has also been broad-based ... challenging the existence of a sectarian government system that was put in place by the United States at the very beginning of its occupation."

- Phyllis Bennis, director at the Institute for Policy Studies

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Phyllis Bennis
IPS IPS Fellow

Director
New Internationalism