War and Peace at 120 Degrees

As summer winds up to deliver its worst in Iraq, we find out how Americans and Iraqis cope with the heat.

Many American soldiers come from areas of the country that never break triple-digits. For them, months of constant, suffocating heat can take some getting used to. But, one way or another, they’ve managed.

For some lucky Iraqis, on the other hand, this is the time of year to go travelling and see the sights. We catch up with one tour group on their way back from the attractions to be found in Egypt.

Also, a review of five books on Iraq to take with you on your summer travels.

Then, we visit a war memorial that toured through Philadelphia this past week.

Finally, in Iraq 101, we learn how the split between Sunni and Shi’ite Muslims developed.

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