With the Bush Administration painting a rosey picture of Iraq, lets take a look at what other people are saying about it. This one in particular interests me (and is partly in response to Eric’s comment on the political cartoons).
A Wall Street Journal Reporter’s E-Mail to Friends
by Farnaz Fassihi
Being a foreign correspondent in Baghdad these days is like being under virtual house arrest. Forget about the reasons that lured me to this job: a chance to see the world, explore the exotic, meet new people in far away lands, discover their ways and tell stories that could make a difference.