PBS NewsHour

Iraqis supporting Iran-backed militia attack U.S. Embassy

Clip: 12/31/2019 | 2m 41s Video has closed captioning.

In Baghdad, supporters of an Iran-backed militia remained outside the gates of the U.S. Embassy after attempting to storm the compound earlier in the day. The U.S. military planned to move more Marines in, but the Iraqi protesters insisted they won’t leave until their demand -- that U.S. forces leave Iraq entirely -- is met. The Washington Post’s Mustafa Salim joins Nick Schifrin from Baghdad.

Aired: 12/31/19

Rating: NR

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