[Mb-civic] Violence Belies Positive Picture

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Fri Sep 24 06:51:51 PDT 2004

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Iraq, Violence Belies Positive Picture

Violence Belies Positive Picture 

Few agree with Allawi's assessment as anxiety grips the nation amid a surge in attacks.

By Patrick J. McDonnell
Times Staff Writer

September 24 2004

BAGHDAD — Large swaths of Iraq remain outside the control of the interim government, major highways are fraught with attackers, and interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi — along with the U.S. Embassy and much of the international community — must conduct business in fortified compounds guarded by tanks, blast walls and barbed wire. 

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