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Iraq: Reflecting on the Past Four Years

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Iraq: Reflecting on the Past Four Years

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Iraq: Reflecting on the Past Four Years

Iraq: Reflecting on the Past Four Years

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John Burnett mines his tapes from the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and compares them with fresh interviews and impressions from July 2007, asking people in Iraq today — from soldiers to Baghdadis — to reflect on what's happened during the past four years.

In one soundbite from April 2003, a mob of young Shiite men in Sadr City chant "Yes, yes, Bush! Yes, yes, Bush!"

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