Iraqi Perspective on Iraq Status

Posted by Katherine | April 10, 2008 – 4:24 pm

This week General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker answered hours of questions from Senate and House committees about the status of Iraq. So, as a small bookend, here are the perspectives — both discouraging and hopeful — of some Iraqis on the state of their country.

First, via Sarolta Cump, one women’s-rights activist on the increasing difficulty and danger of doing her work:

And next a rather more positive group of Iraqis replacing the sewage system in two sectors of Sadr City:

Both videos were made by fellow Iraqis for the blog Alive in Baghdad.

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