TITLE

Dates, Citrus and IEDs

AUTHOR(S)
Nordland, Rod
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);3/26/2007 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 149 Issue 13, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the area in Baghdad called Dora Farms where the U.S. war in Iraq is said to have literally started on March 19, 2003. Dora Farms, once known for growing dates and citrus fruits, is now a place ruled by Al Qaeda terrorist tactics including car bombs and snipers. General David Petraeus, commander of the multinational forces in Iraq, reports a continued effort to maintain control in that neighborhood.
ACCESSION #
24472090

 

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