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In Saddam's Shadow

Ten years after the US invasion of Iraq, VICE founder Suroosh Alvi returns to Baghdad to see how the city is doing. We meet a biker gang that misses Saddam, a gay activist, the metal band Dog Faced Corpse, and members of the Iraqi military whose bomb...

by Suroosh Alvi
Mar 22 2013, 2:36pm

Ten years after the US invasion of Iraq, VICE founder Suroosh Alvi returns to Baghdad to see how the city is doing. We meet a biker gang that misses Saddam, a gay activist, the metal band Dog Faced Corpse, and members of the Iraqi military whose bomb-sniffing devices are basically cheap golf ball detectors.

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