TITLE

Oil But No Gasoline, Rivers But No Water

AUTHOR(S)
Ghosh, Aparisim
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Time;7/11/2005, Vol. 166 Issue 2, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that a year after winning back sovereignty, Iraqis have few reason to smile. Everyday life in much of the country that has deteriorated in measurable ways; Production of electricity and crude oil which is down; Lack of water; How Iraqis blame their woes as much on the newly-elected government as on the Americans; Realization that they cannot depend on the U.S. to solve all their problems; Growing sense of bitterness among Iraq's citizens.
ACCESSION #
17527376

 

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