PBS NewsHour

How new violence in Baghdad benefits Iran

Clip: 12/31/2019 | 8m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

A tense new year has dawned in Baghdad after U.S. airstrikes against an Iranian-backed militia prompted one of the worst attacks on a U.S. Embassy in years. Bilal Wahab of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Kirsten Fontenrose of the Atlantic Council join Nick Schifrin to discuss whether the U.S. is falling into an Iranian “trap,” what the Iraqi people want and what to expect next.

Aired: 12/31/19

Rating: NR

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