Night in a Baghdad E.R.

Now that the United States military has left Iraq, the long-term legacy of two decades of war and sanctions will become clearer over the coming months and years. Not only through violence, but also in the emergence – or otherwise – of civil institutions and their ability to provide basic services. Here, one Iraqi doctor […]

Dr. Lubna Naji writes in The New York Times:

Now that the United States military has left Iraq, the long-term legacy of two decades of war and sanctions will become clearer over the coming months and years. Not only through violence, but also in the emergence – or otherwise – of civil institutions and their ability to provide basic services.

Here, one Iraqi doctor writes about how her hospital is coping.