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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.

Sunday, February 13, 2005

Timing of New Iraqi Government

I expect the new government to be completely in place within 3 weeks or so. I think the deals have already been cut. Iraqis are sophisticated negotiators and backroom operators.