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416: Iraq After Us
Act Three

Today in Babylon

The worst violence ended two years ago. Iraq is stable. Larry and Nancy go to an amusement park in Baghdad, a wedding hall, an herbal medicine shop, and other places to see what stability means—and doesn't mean—for Iraqis' everyday lives. (9 minutes)

Larry Kaplow reported from Iraq for six and a half years. Here are a few articles he wrote while he was Iraq bureau chief for Newsweek:
The Last Day of the Iraq War
Iraq Steps Out of Iran’s Shadow


“Wen Inti, Habibit Umri? (Where Are You, the Love of My Life?)” by Hussam Al-Rassam