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Iraq,West Asia,United States,United Nations

31 July 2007

Star Phoenix (Saskatchewan), Column

Why is it that anytime there is a celebration in the Middle East, the first thing people do is reach for a gun and start firing in the air? Watching the recent victory celebrations following Iraq's big soccer triumph, I found it hard to focus on what winning the Asian Cup means for the future of the country. All I could think of is where those bullets might be landing. Reports out of Baghdad suggest at least four people were killed and 17 wounded by celebratory... (GunPolicy.org)

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