Still exchanging prisoners from the Iraq-Iran war — right up to the invasion!

Old Blog Import

This is from a blog supposedly coming right out of Baghdad:

yesterday the last 500 prisoners from the Iraq-Iran war were being exchanged. I can’t believe they are still doing this, for fuck’s sake that war ended in 1989. every Iraqi family can tell you a hundred heart braking stories about things that happen when you have thought you brother/father/son is dead and he suddenly appears after 10 years.