Exclusive: Interview with Iraq...

Jul 6, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent I recently sat down with Iraq’s new Minister of Education, Dr. Sami Al...

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Teenage Girls Hope for More Fr...

Jun 29, 2004 by

Christina Asquith  June 29, 2004 Special Middle-East Correspondent What has always scared Walla the most about the war is the noise....

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What The US Didn’t Do In...

Jun 22, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Baghdad-The sound of the American administrators pulling out of Iraq is the sound...

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Saddam’s Teachers Return...

May 4, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent   Baghdad- A school classroom is perhaps the last place a US administrator...

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The Iraqi Headmaster An Iron F...

Apr 20, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Headmaster Abbas Fadhil Hakeen has a headache, and it’s not from the five...

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Violence Takes Iraq Back to th...

Apr 13, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Baghdad– Each day life becomes smaller here. I used to drive to Basrah,...

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Iraqi Students’ Bleak Ch...

Apr 6, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Baghdad-Students tried to close down Baghdad University on Monday, again. Given...

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How American Academics Have Tu...

Mar 30, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent For university president Dr. Taher Al Bakaa, rebuilding Iraqi higher education...

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One Year On: Students Live in ...

Mar 23, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Baghdad- Little 3-year old Meena was supposed to be a member of Baghdad’s...

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U.S. Academic Brings Philosoph...

Mar 2, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Baghdad-As the American in charge of Iraq’s higher education system, Dr....

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A Day at Baghdad’s Elite...

Feb 24, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Baghdad– If Iraq has a version of the US’s most-celebrated high...

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An educational revolution is t...

Feb 17, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Dohuk , Iraq -The U.S.’s senior advisor to Iraq ‘s Higher Education...

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Satellite Television is Iraq&#...

Feb 10, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Baghdad– The minute 5 year old Ali leaves his school house, only two...

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Training Iraqi Teachers

Feb 3, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent After 30 years of repression and isolation, Iraqi teachers are now free to step...

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The Next Six Months

Jan 28, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Dr. Abdul Latif Al Ramahi was on his way to work last week when his driver was...

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4 Lessons Learned From a ̵...

Jan 20, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Winston Churchill once said: “History will treat me kindly, for I intend to...

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U.S. Soldiers and Iraqi Studen...

Jan 6, 2004 by

Christina Asquith Abu Lohker Village, Iraq- Before setting off for school, Sgt. Michelle Greek gears up with a flak jacket and Kevlar...

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The Day Iraq Learned Saddam Wa...

Dec 25, 2003 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent The Sunday morning before the world learned of Saddam’s capture, I was...

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Education Advisors or Imperial...

Dec 9, 2003 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent They’re four simple words: “Praise be to God.” But they could...

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Baghdad School Director receiv...

Dec 2, 2003 by

Christina Asquith Special Middle-East Correspondent Dr. Mohammed Al Azawee fears for his life. He is not a U.S. soldier, nor a...

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