Henderson, Simon
March 2004
World Today;Mar2004, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p7
The article focuses on the experiences of the author, while he was traveling in different parts of Iraq recently to analyze the conditions after the 2003 Iraq war. As far as the majority of Iraqis are concerned, security is nominally in the hands of the new police service. Many checkpoints though are manned by men wearing little of the new blue uniform, perhaps an armband or shirt. The atmosphere in Iraqi Kurdistan was friendly cautious to events in the rest of the country. The two principal dangers in Iraq, both for foreigners and Iraqis, are political violence and banditry.


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