Friday, April 20, 2007

Incident on Irish

I got shot at today. We got a little too close to an Iraqi army patrol along the airport road, also known as Route Irish, and one of the soldiers put a round into the dirt next to our car warning us off. I let loose with a very un-Zen, “Dickhead!”

One of the biggest threats to the average Iraqi is not aways the insurgents. The Iraqi army and the plethora of private security companies have been known to be pretty judicious with their weapons fire. It’s best to just give these guys a wide berth and let them go about whatever nonsense they are doing at the moment. I’ve found it a good exercise in “ego management”.

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