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Published on Mar 28, 2013
By Ben Bernstein '10
Over the course of history, Iraq has had many types of conflicts that continue to influence the country today. These conflicts are religious, Sunni-Shia, ethnic, Kurd-Arab, and cultural, related to British imperialism. They should definitely be considered by U.S. policy makers when decisions are made about the of U.S. troops in Iraq. This podcast examines these conflicts as well as a possible future role for U.S. troops in Iraq.
In fall 2008, members of the Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies course at Colgate University embarked on a collaborative project to understand and interrogate 20th century histories of war and violence, as well as its resolutions. As part of this endeavor, students and faculty analyze and disseminate information about marginalized conflicts.