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September 10, 2007

Ahmed's Diary

Today, Gen. David Petraeus makes his report to a Congress hostile to the war in Iraq. 

Last time we heard from Ahmed, the war had made its way into his neighborhood in Baghdad. He had found spent bullet casings in his backyard. Now Ahmed's attention has shifted inside the house - his brother Ali and his family have moved in. If the neighborhood gets even more dangerous, Ahmed wonders what will become of all of them if they lose their home.

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