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Posts from April 2003

Postwar Iraq / The viceroy of Baghdad

by David Kirp

The war in Iraq was initially billed as a cakewalk, the aftermath a triumphal celebration, but the Bush administration badly underestimated the difficulties of both war and peace. From Baghdad to Basra, in the past week Iraq's cities have less resembled Paris in 1944 than mayhem, “Lord of the Flies”… More