TITLE

Many Iraqis believe that Saddam and the Americans are somehow in league against them. These are both my enemies, run the logic, so they must be each other's friend

AUTHOR(S)
Hilsum, Lindsey
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
New Statesman;7/12/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4696, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the author's experience in Iraq as a television journalist. The use of "vox pop" random sampling; Details of her effort to find genuine public responses to the arraignment of Saddam Hussein in a coffee shop; The role of the "fixer"; View that some Iraqis confuse the issues and their answers intentionally; Idea that they believe Americans and Saddam are in a conspiracy against the Iraqi people; The author's opinion on Iraqi logic which is shaped by a survival instinct.
ACCESSION #
13712259

 

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