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Nobody Told Us We Are Defeated: Stories from the new Iraq

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In May 2003 journalist Rory McCarthy went to Iraq to cover what was claimed to be the triumphant rebuilding of the country after the American invasion. Two years later he left a place teetering on the brink of civil war, whose inhabitants longed for the Americans to leave but feared what would happen if they did.

Throughout his stay, McCarthy was struck by how little the Ir
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Published February 15th 2011 by Vintage Digital (first published August 10th 2006)
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This was a book clearly written by a foreigner for foreign readers, but the stories in it are as authentic as they can be. Not a bad read.
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