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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.

Sunday, January 30, 2005

Thair Nakib

You might be hearing a bit from this fellow today:

"'Your participation will foil the terrorists,' said Thair al-Naqib, a spokesman for interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi. 'The elections are a great success for the people -- it will represent the rule of law, not the rule of violence.'"

Interesting sidenote: Thair is the brother of the Minister of Interior, Falah Nakib.