Listen: Embassy attack testing US and Iraq relationship - burst 02
"Served as ambassador to many countries in the Middle East including Iraq Afghanistan Ambassador Crocker. Thanks so much for your time. Thank you for having me. Tensions may be easing today around the US embassy in Baghdad but underlying concerns about an escalation between Iran and the United States are not going away. So so how Iraqis feel about being caught in the middle. I spoke earlier with Baghdadi businessman and consultant Hassan. Hudud had spent much of his life in Canada but returned to Iraq in twenty thirteen to start a new the biggest losers in yesterday's attack against the US embassy will be the people and the DOC government because it is the responsibility of of the government to protect these sites. What about Sunday's? US attacks in Iraq and Syria which killed killed a number of Iraqis on Iraqi soil. That is an escalation of the so far Cold War between the Americans and the Iranians and and and it's not a good escalation because is caught in the middle and we see that with that strike. It was unoccupied on Iraqi soil that were targeted targeted. If things continue to ask late it will be the average"