For Iraqis, Years After US Invasion Seem Like Unending War

March 20, 2015 7:59 PM

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Alaa al-Qureishi's home is full of ghosts — the photos of dead relatives decorating the walls of every room.

In 2006, his mother and brother were killed when the house, in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad, was randomly hit by a rocket. A year later, tragedy struck again when two more brothers and his brother-in-law were killed in sectarian violence at the height of the country's civil war.

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