Tea in Iraq

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.

Elementary school, Hasimiah, Iraq. May 25, 2003.