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Dirk Adriaensens


Adriaensens is a member of the executive committee of the BRussells Tribunal. Between 1992 and 2003 he led several delegations to Iraq to observe the devastating effects of the UN sanctions.

Comment: Without collective memory there can be no unifying national identity. And the middle class is crucial to both. But Iraq’s middle class has been decimated, writes Dirk Adriaensens.

12 April, 2015

Comment: Several journalists were killed as the US advanced on Baghdad. Their deaths marked the beginning of a new kind of 'embedded' war coverage, says Dirk Adriaensens.

08 April, 2015