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July 31, 2005 - New Photo from the Green Zone

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The palaces Saddam Hussein built in central Baghdad were elaborate, and we occupy them now in an area called the Green Zone.  Now they are administrative offices of various sorts. And of course they are on the water, as the Euphrates winds through the area.  We received this shot from a Major in the Army stationed there.  The wars of man rage on, but there is more than that - life just moving along, as with these ducks.

The Major says: "The ducks that hang out in the pond that surrounds the palace. They come to the guards twice a day like clockwork to be fed bread."

What do they know about wars?

Baghdad Ducks, 2005


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