Andrew Hosken Iran's influence inside Iraq

Nov 25, 2013, 10:39 PM

Along with questions about Syria lie questions about Iraq and how Iran's influence on the country's Shia politicians is being exploited to fuel the sectarian violence there that we've been reporting on in the last week or so. Around 8,000 people have died so far this year and the violence looks set to escalate ahead of elections next April. The government's blaming much of the violence on an insurgency predominantly by Sunni extremists and Al Qaeda affiliates. Andrew Hosken reports from Baghdad.