A Bodyguard in Baghdad (and Other Places)

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Some kids playing soccer in a Baghdad street:

Would be nicer without the concrete barriers, though

Kids from a local lakeside we encountered when out on patrol:

Hey, Meester!

Local Iraqi farmers:

Just popped-in to have a cuppa...

Abandoned Iraqi farmhouse:

Made from mud-bricks and reeds

Iraqi tank-crew revved to go out on patrol:

Thumbs-up all the way

Christmas in Iraq:

Have to love the .50-cal mounted on his sleigh

Old friends meeting in a Baghdad suburb:

Hey - long time, no see, man!

Searching civilian vehicles for weapons - this particular vehicle yielded one AK-47:

Can't be too careful...

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