The Iraqi Parliament voted Sunday to expel all U.S. military forces from Iraq. President Trump responded by threatening to impose sanctions on Iraq “like they’ve never seen before.”
Iraq has already been the target of some of the harshest sanctions the world has even seen.
U.S.-backed sanctions killed more than a million Iraqis, including over 500,000 children, between 1990 and 2003.
From Baghdad, Democracy Now! talks with Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, a correspondent for The Guardian newspaper.
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