Three years after the invasion, Iraqis talk about life and work, checkpoints, electricity, gasoline and medical care, insurgents and militias. They also discuss their hopes and fears for the future.
Maysoon Al-Damluji, member of Parliament
Amelia Templeton, reporter, War News Radio at Swarthmore College in Philadelphia
Taha Ahmed Abdul, lives in Baghdad and identifies himself not as Sunni or Shia but as an Iraqi citizen; CEO of the Iraqi stock exchange
John Burns, New York Times chief foreign correspondent and Baghdad bureau chief
Haneen Al-Ibrahim, 22 years old, and a recent graduate of English literature at Baghdad University; heading to the U.S. this summer as a Fulbright scholar.
Sayed Hossein QazwinI, 23 years old, an Imam at the Islamic seminary in Karbala; graduated from Berkeley in May 2004; returned to Iraq in June, 2004