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Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 June, 2003, 17:45 GMT 18:45 UK
Iraq: Whose country is it anyway?
John Sweeney looks at the devastation left by looters
John Sweeney looks at the devastation left by looters
Iraq: Whose country is it anyway? was broadcast on BBC Two on Sunday, 22 June, 2003 at 1915 BST.

Prize fish, chandeliers, repro Louis XV chairs - the Ali Babas of Baghdad loot anything and everything from the dictator's palaces.

Goodbye Saddam, hello chaos: but the anarchy has a much darker side.

Baghdad is being destroyed. Across town, a 31-year old female doctor battles to save the victim of yet another drive-by shooting.

She sums up her country two months after war: "There were no real rules before the war except money and power.

"Now there are no rules at all".

John Sweeney reports on the chaos, anger and sheer danger of post-war Iraq, as US attempts to gain control visibly fail, and as fundamentalism amongst the Shia majority rises.

Reporter: John Sweeney
Producer/Camera: Frank Smith
Editor: Karen O'Connor



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