When teaching history, one of my primary methods is to use first-person sources. To understand the conflict in Iraq, who better could we turn to for realistic and valid perspectives? I have some additional Iraqi blog sites listed on my public blogline feeds, including some that are posted by Iraqi nationals. Look under the Iraq category.
Brian includes a quote from Shakespeare in his post, which reminded me of my thoughts after seeing Macbeth this past weekend.
We are so fortunate and blessed as a general rule in the United States, and most of us don’t even realize or think about it as we should. Reading Brian’s thoughts provides a worthwhile way to reflect on those blessings, relative to many in modern day Iraq.
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