DoD Report Spins Water Shortage in Iraq | Talking Points Memo

Water is hardly a topic that holds one’s attention for long, until you don’t have any.

As it happens, Iraq is short on drinkable water. Although you might not pick up on that fact by reading the paltry two sentences on the topic in the Defense Department’s new report on the country, “Measuring Stability and Security in Iraq.”

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