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Members the Hashed al-Shaabi, a mostly Shiite network of local armed groups trained and armed by powerful neighbour Iran, smash the bullet-proof glass of the US embassy's windows in Baghdad. (Photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP via Getty Images)
Members the Hashed al-Shaabi, a mostly Shiite network of local armed groups trained and armed by powerful neighbour Iran, smash the bullet-proof glass of the US embassy's windows in Baghdad. (Photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP via Getty Images)
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Dozens of angry Iraqis broke into the U.S. embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday. The embassy attack, one of the worst in recent memory, followed deadly U.S. airstrikes on Sunday that killed about 25 fighters of an Iran-backed militia in Iraq.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Barbara Slavin (@barbaraslavin1), director of the Future of Iran Initiative at The Atlantic Council.

This segment aired on December 31, 2019.

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