Compelling Reading

Go to Iraq the Model for accounts of the past few days in Bagdad.

the battlefield is our city and the fuel is innocent civilians as always since those criminal groups [Baathists.v Islamists] find it easier to kill civilians than to confront each other (and rid us of their evil).


We had no choice but to rely on ourselves to protect our homes and neighborhood insurgents and militias alike. In our mixed block the elders met to assign duties and make plans in case things go wrong. They decided that people should all exchange cell-phone numbers as the fastest means to communicate at times of action, it was also decided that if someone calls to report an attack on his home, everyone else must go up to the roof and start shooting at the direction of the assailants.