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Reconstructing Umm Qasr
A year ago, the capture of Umm Qasr in Southern Iraq by U.S. and British troops was celebrated as the first victory of the Iraq war. Today, the U.S.-led occupation authority points to Umm Qasr’s rehabilitation into a bustling center of commerce as one of the first victories of the reconstruction. Not all Iraqis agree.

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Umm Qasr
Sarah L. Voisin – The Washington Post


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