T. R. Klysa, USMC, sends these photos of Iraqis and their tea, which, he says, “is served very hot, with lots of sugar, in little shot glasses. ‘Tea makers’ are included on government-employee rosters and count as civil servants. We are paying them at the moment.”
Left: “After a mission of explosive ordinance disposal (getting rid of unexploded ordinance in farmlands).” Al Kifl, Iraq. May 28, 2003. Right:Coffee shop, Al Hillah, Iraq. May 23, 2003.