A Fork in the Road

“Since the war has ended, all is good.”

“Are the people happy?” I asked.

Mr. Shukry paused for a moment, as if it were the simplest question he’d been asked in months, “Of course they are happy,” he said.

“Are you Muslim?” I asked.

“Yes,” he said. —Michael YonA Fork in the Road (Michael Yon: Online Magazine)

Grocery stores full of fresh fruit. Gleaming kitchen appliances and widescreen TVs. A picnic in northern Iraq.

A fascinating report from Dohuk.