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Iraq: A Case Study on the Roots of Genocide

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Iraq: A Case Study on the Roots of Genocide

Iraq: A Case Study on the Roots of Genocide

Iraq: A Case Study on the Roots of Genocide

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It's a 20th-century word, but the practice of genocide dates back to ancient times. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports that Saddam Hussein's trial for mass murder and other crimes against humanity may tell more about the social and political conditions that lead to genocide.