When it comes to Iraq, perhaps no journalist has a better gauge on the situation there than Nir Rosen. In this piece, written for Foreign Policy, he looks at the current situation in Iraq and contemplates what is in store for it’s future. His conclusions aren’t too pretty.
This next story, from The National out of the UAE deals with Iraqi refugees and the psychological trauma that is associated with their exodus. We often forget that the scars of war go far beyond those that are physical. As the article shows, psychological traumas, one example being the loss of a loved one, often linger far longer than the physical ones.