again, just a bit this time. Enough to make things look nice in a world that isn't always.
Last week NPR's Bagdad correspondent did a long interview with a Sunni man who lived in a Shiite neighborhood. The militia had driven out most of the Sunni and were trying to force him to leave, but he told them he had nowhere to go. Apparently as all of the "new deal" was announced, he had been visited by the militia commander and told that he didn't have to leave, that they weren't going to operate that way anymore, and that they were even going to ask the people who had been forced out to return.
I thought perhaps, finally, there is a glimmer of hope!
Last night they announced that the man had been executed on Monday by militia...