Former Iraqi soldier: 'What happened in 2003 was a good thing'
This week marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war.
BBC Reporting Scotland will bring you a series of personal memories of the impact the conflict had.
The first is by Ali Al-Rikabi , a former soldier in the Iraqi army.
After the coalition forces toppled Saddam Hussein his English language skills won him a job with the British Embassy in Baghdad.
Two years ago he moved to Scotland. This is his story.
18 Mar 2013
- From the section Scotland