Iraq: Reflecting on the Past Four Years 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 has happened in 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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