Watching ISIS on TV

I've spent the last few afternoons and evenings with my wife's cousins -- dynamic, generous and patient people from Baghdad who only recently -- after 8 years of one war, 10 years of sanctions, and 10 years of violent occupation -- decided to permanently resettle in Amman. Besides eating and drinking tea, and talking about the beauty of Ali's sermons, for the most part we wandered through a labyrinth of Iraqi satellite television. Like most Iraqi households these days, the television is never turned off.

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