Surely Americans want to believe President Bush when he optimistically characterizes Iraq, as he did Monday, as having reached a “turning point” by gaining a “free and constitutional government” over the weekend. But one measure of how things are going looks bad: The administration’s own Voice of America bureau in Baghdad remains closed six months after the car of its sole reporter, Alisha Ryu, was ambushed. Her security guard was later shot and killed. Ryu told The Washington Post this week, “For all journalists, it’s really become impossible to move around.”
Posted by Rhonda Holman
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