Ideas 2-17-13: Iraq with Emily Sosangelis ’13

On this episode of Ideas, we sat down with Emily Sosangelis ’13, a Modern Middle Eastern Studies major and an expert on the Middle East, to discuss the politics and the history of Iraq. Delving into the analysis of the American intervention in Iraq over the past decade, we discuss the ongoing sectarian tensions, the increasing ties between Iraq and Iran, and the recent change of heart of the formerly exiled Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.

You can follow Emily on twitter (@ESosangelis), as she posts frequently about Iraqi and Mid-East politics.

Length: 24 minutes 38 seconds