Your Comments On...
2003 U.S. raid in Iraqi town serves as a cautionary tale
THULUYAH, IRAQ -- Recitation of the Koran, mournful but consoling, played from a scratchy cassette as the men gathered in the funeral tent for condolences. They sipped bitter Arabic coffee, only enough to leave an aftertaste. As they smoked cigarettes, an American helicopter rumbled overhead, it...
By Anthony Shadid
E-Mail This Page
© 2009 The Washington Post Company