After Saddam - Episode 1
BBC correspondent Hugh Sykes has been a regular visitor to Iraq since 2003. Now he returns to Iraq to find out how life there has changed over the past decade.
After Saddam: Hugh Sykes returns to Iraq It's ten years since the invasion which toppled the regime of Saddam Hussein in Iraq. Since then Iraqis have endured an American-led military occupation, a brutal insurgency, intense sectarian violence, hundreds of thousands of violent deaths - and three democratic elections. BBC correspondent Hugh Sykes has been a regular visitor to Iraq since 2003 - exploring the lives of people in a country where security, education, electricity and even the water supply can never be taken for granted. Now Hugh returns to Iraq to find out how their lives have changed over the past decade.
- Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 1:30PM Sun, 3 Mar 2013
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 1:30PM Sun, 3 Mar 2013
- Duration 30 minutes