PBS NewsHour

Iraq’s war heroes feel forgotten after war with ISIS

Clip: 01/19/2019 | 10m 42s Video has closed captioning.

An estimated 30,000 Iraqis who joined security forces when Islamic State militants attacked their country in 2014 were injured in the war that persisted through 2017, in addition to thousands who lost their lives. And now, the survivors and families of veterans say that the government is breaking promises it made. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simona Foltyn reports.

Aired: 01/19/19

Rating: NR

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