Cigars in the Sand

Commentary, Notes and Pictures from my time in Iraq

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Farmer by genetics, Lawyer by training, currently "vacationing" in Iraq and advising the Iraqi government on border security issues. Before moving to Baghdad, I served in the White House as Deputy Counsel for the Homeland Security Council. I can be reached at opusxryanathotmaildotcom.

Tuesday, December 07, 2004


Downtown Baghdad often looks remarkably normal, especially when flying over it in a Blackhawk. Undoubtedly, the best part of my job is flying all over the country in Blackhawks and other helicopters. Its an unbelievable way to see the country.