What do Iraqis stuck between Iran and the USA want for their future?

The repercussions of a violent fortnight are still being felt across the Middle East, particularly in Iraq, where the Americans killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani – and where Iran responded by attacking US military bases.


Many young Iraqis say they are fed up with their country being a battleground for other nations’ quarrels – and protesters have been camping in central Baghdad for the last three months. But can Iraq be truly independent when so many of its politicians stand accused of being in thrall to outside powers?

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