Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the US Have Attacked Iraq?"
"More than a year into an aid effort that American officials likened to the Marshall Plan, occupation auhorities acknowledge that fewer than 140 of 2,300 promised construction projects are under way. Only three months after L. Paul Bremer III, the American administrator who departed Monday, pledged that 50,000 Iraqis would find jobs at construction sites before the formal transfer of sovereignty, fewer than 20,000 local workers are employed...
Supplies of electricity and water are no better for most Iraqis, and in some cases are worse, than they were before the invasion in the spring of 2003."
Cowritten with Erik Eckholm, "Transition in Iraq: Bricks, Mortar and Money; Reality Intrudes on Promises in Rebuilding of Iraq," New York Times, June 30, 2004
Experts Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the US - Iraq conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the US - Iraq conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Baghdad Bureau Chief, New York Times, 2007-present
Correspondent, New York Times, 1999-2007
Former Journalist, Science
Former Journalist, Research and Development
Recipient, Excellence in Journalism Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2002
PhD, Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
BA, Physics, University of Iowa, 1979
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