Sunday, October 07, 2007

An Alliance in Deed Only

For the tens of thousands of Iraqis who work for the United States in Iraq, daily life is an elaborate balancing act of small, memorized untruths. Desperate for work of any kind when jobs are extremely hard to come by in Iraq, they do what they must, even though affiliation with the Americans makes them targets.

-In Life of Lies, Iraqis Conceal Work for U.S., By SABRINA TAVERNISE, NYT

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