how sad. how sorry. how frightening.
HOW IT'S KING GEORGE'S FAULT this is happening to ALL. not just kurd. not just sunni. not just shiite. not just christian. ALL
The Changing Language of War
Dhia, works in the restaurant downstairs, he came up to talk to me today as he doled out meals to people on the floor.
"Do you think it's safe for me to report in your neighborhood," I asked. His eyes widened and he shook his head.
"Every day is worse than the one before," he said of his southeast Baghdad home. He lives in a Christian enclave in the Shiite dominated area. .......
........."Enaalso," he said in Iraqi slang. It's a new Iraqi word, a phrase used to explain being turned in by an informant to a militia and then being killed. Literally it means he was "chewed up."
It's what Iraqis now repeatedly say to explain the killings of families by militias that control their neighborhoods with fear and weapons; a word to explain the corpses that show up in the streets.......