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Commentary: Iraq Culture

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Commentary: Iraq Culture

Commentary: Iraq Culture

Commentary: Iraq Culture

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Commentator Lea Marshall says a verse of centuries-old Persian poetry reminds her of the art and the literature the Iraqi region has cultivated. She worries the U.S.-led military strike is destroying this precious and valuable culture.