American Experience

Occupying Iraq

Clip: Season 32 Episode 4 | 3m 45s

After the U.S. took Baghdad, Iraq ground to a halt and became a free-for-all, as homes, stores, museums, hospitals & electric plants were looted. "There was a decision to be lean and count on others showing up to secure the peace,” recalled chief of staff Andrew Card. “There was not as much discussion that I remember in the National Security Council about the process of organizing a government."

Aired: 05/04/20

Rating: NR

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