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


The orange shirt is for my solidarity with the Ukrainian opposition party. Why are some people who are so supportive of Ukrainian democratic efforts so down on Iraqi efforts? (Actually this is a picture from our Thanksgiving party. Either I'm getting taller or the US military is getting shorter. You pick.)