Both war and peace are generally incomprehensible for both those who live through them and those who observe and illustrate them. Since 2006 a young Frenchman has visited Iraq on a regular basis, starting off in Kurdistan, with the aim of coming to grips with a particular situation: he needed to comprehend the reasons why undocumented migrants whom he used to see in difficult circumstances in a square near his home in Paris decided to go into exile in Europe; and, at the same time, he wished to experience the day to day life of a country at war, living side by side with civilians and the military.
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