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My Obligation to Iraqi Academe

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March 11, 2013 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

When I left for Iraq last November, some of my colleagues and family thought it was a foolhardy adventure. But I decided that if millions of Iraqis have managed to live their entire lives under siege, I'd probably survive for a week.

I was consulting...

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