An Iraqi-American Memoir

Monday, April 14, 2008

Haider Ala Hamoudi is the American-born son of two Iraqi parents. Many of his relatives still live in Iraq, and he himself returned to Baghdad to work on a USAID contract. In a new book, Howling in Mesopotamia: An Iraqi-American Memoir, he writes about what he’s seen recently in Iraq and his frustration with the situation there.


Haider Ala Hamoudi

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Comments [2]

Chris O from New York

Excellent discussion. Perhaps it fits into my preconceptions and that is why I say this but it seems very reality based and informative, not spin, not ideological. As Colbert says, reality has a liberal bias.

Apr. 14 2008 01:50 PM
Eric from B'klyn

What doe he think about the oil law Bush wants the Iraqis to sign?

Apr. 14 2008 01:37 PM

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