A Long History of Bombing Hospitals
A weekly review of news, essays, podcast and more from New Lines. The week of Monday Mar. 5 - Friday Mar. 11, 2022.
Iraq’s Ministry of Death
No one believes Baghdad will hold anyone to account for gross negligence that caused the death of dozens of patients at Ibn al-Khatib hospital. Mismanagement and greed will continue to triumph in Iraq as long as the current system, entangled in patronage, does not reform.
America’s Preexisting Conditions
Consider first the systematic, crippling insecurity that too many Americans suffer for lack of basic resources. The pandemic has accentuated this insecurity.