Near The Front Lines In Iraq, An Homage To The White House

npr.org – Audio Unavailable Try one of our other listening options There are a lot of American knockoffs in the Kurdish parts of northern Iraq: Burger Queen is Burger King’s twin, and instead of Papa John’s, people get their pizza at PJ’s. The latest knockoff comes courtesy of Kurdish businessman Shihab Shihab after he decided he’d like to live in the White House. So he’s building one for himself, his wife and his child — a mere 50 miles or so from a raging war against the Sunni extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State, or ISIS.

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