Widespread Instability in Iraq Hinders Students

Melissa Block talks with Omar al-Farouk al-Damluji, professor emeritus of civil engineering at Baghdad University, and former Minister of Construction and Housing, about the poor security situation at universities and elsewhere in Iraq, as well as the brain drain.

Al-Damluji says many students cannot attend classes due to lack of security at their schools and in their neighborhoods, and that some classes are being taught by post-doctorate students.

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