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More Tragedy in Baghdad

November 14, 2006

Gunmen kidnap up to 150 in BaghdadRecent weeks have seen a university dean and prominent Sunni geologist murdered, bringing the death toll among educators to at least 155 since the war began. The academics apparently were singled out for their relatively high public stature, vulnerability and known views on controversial issues in a climate of deepening Islamic fundamentalism. — This is maddening. We need to do something to fix what we have wrought in Iraq. —

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