Iraq has been viewed through the lens of a Sunni-Shia divide for the last decade. Many argue sectarianism was purposely embedded into post-Saddam Hussein Iraq, stifling progress. But does the country’s ongoing corruption and lingering violence point to something beyond sectarianism?
We look at growing protests against the Maliki government and ask: could this be the start of an Iraqi Spring?
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
Nussaibah Younis @nussaibah
Research Fellow, Harvard University
Research Fellow, Middle East Institute, Singapore
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