While we obsess about Democratic primaries, the agony in Iraq goes on. Last week I heard United for Peace and Justice national coordinator Leslie Cagan remind peace movement folks that we don't pay enough attention to what is happening to people there. She's right; it is so much easier to look elsewhere.
I thought I'd share some snippets from sources I use to try to keep up with Iraqi realities.
Inside Iraq is written by McClatchy News' Iraqi reporters. Here Laith and Jenan reflect on their prospects as journalists.
The chief of the McClatchy bureau, Leila Fadel, also writes a blog, Baghdad Observer. Here's a recent sample of her observations.
The blog Iraq Today does a terrific job of compiling a digest of news from and about Iraq. One of their links pointed me to this recent fascinating article by an AP reporter, John Affleck, newly dropped into Baghdad.
So it goes, day in and day out in occupied Iraq.