At Baghdad’s Mansour Mall, Christmas shopping in the shadow of the Islamic State

By Erin Cunningham, December 23, 2014

BAGHDAD — Car bombs rip through crowded markets, and security checkpoints choke life in the sprawling Iraqi capital. But here in this gleaming mall in central Baghdad, shoppers are greeted by a 30-foot-tall Christmas tree as they make their way past shiny Clinique counters and $100 Nikes.Read full article >>