Albrighton on “The Plot”

Christopher Albrighton… reporter in Iraq and writer of the excellent Back-To-Iraq blog has written a great piece revealing how “The Plot” is a part of every Iraqis’ daily discourse. Rather than resort to Occam’s Razor—that the Americans have lost control of the political situation in Iraq, that political ideologues underestimated the difficulties of “democratizing” this […]

Finding Farshid Faraji and the other Mafqud in Iraq

Farshid Faraji is an Iranian documentary filmmaker that has been travelling around the Middle East working on his latest project titled “In Search of Cyrus the Great”. (Audio Podcast Available) His final destination was Babylon in the heart of Iraq. Unfortunately, after only a week in Iraq, he was arrested by US Forces and has […]