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Shiite Backlash Against Returning Sunni Iraqi Refugees

Hundreds of thousands of people have fled Iraq since the 2003 war, including many refugees who left when ISIS took over parts of the country. 

But as the Iraqi army pushes out the militant group and refugees return, they face ISIS backlash from Shiite militias and neighbors who blame the refugees for being Sunni. 

Journalist and writer, Anand Gopal, will talk with us about one refugee family he features in his new article for The Atlantic titled, “The Hell After Isis.”

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