VICE founder Suroosh Alvi returns to Baghdad ten years after the US invasion. In part two, we witness an awe-inspiring outdoor group prayer and then get a glimpse of metal band Acrassicauda's former practice space that was destroyed during the war.
Ten years after the US invasion of Iraq, we return to Baghdad to see how the city is doing. VICE founder Suroosh Alvi gets a tour of a city that used to be covered nonstop in the American media, but now seems to be somewhat forgotten.
All signs point to a country that is ready to explode, and considering the reporting I’ve conducted here over the past seven years, it appears that Karachi may be the detonator.
After he finished shooting The VICE Guide to Congo, Suroosh Alvi had a chat with Fidel Bafilemba, a field researcher for the US-based Enough project, about the wild world of conflict minerals.
From the American perspective, Pakistan isn't far from joining the so-called axis of evil.