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‘I ran an Iraqi province with no experience’

July 6th, 2016

Episode 1056 of 1744 episodes

British diplomat Emma Sky volunteered to help in the reconstruction of Iraq just months after the war. Within two weeks of arriving in the country she was put in charge of an entire province, having had no similar experience in the past. She explains to John Humphrys what went wrong in the coalition strategy to rebuild Iraq. (Image: Emma Sky in Iraq. Credit: US Army)

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