Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog from Iraq - Sunday, November 30, 2003. Summary & Analysis

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The month of December sees for Riverbend the muted Iraqi celebration of Christmas, and the capture of Saddam Hussein, the dictator of Iraq previous to the Second Gulf War.

Riverbend's blog starts by discussing her previous entry: the death of two young teenage girls who had been shot dead whilst collecting firewood. It appears that there are now two seperate accounts of what happened: one from the girls brother, stating that the US Coalition soldiers had shot at them and another account from the Coalition, saying that the soldiers had found the body of one of the girls and had given chase to some other, Iraqi men who apparently had attacked and killed the girls. No one has ever been caught.

The next entry discusses a book that Riverbend had been reading about the fictitious case for Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction. The...

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