Animals were not allowed in the Green Zone. What was this one doing here? Animals in the closed-in-island-that-is-not-an-island of Baghdad were rounded up and disposed of.

What was this cat doing here?

THE LAST ECHO BY MARK ZIPOLI

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 64

You could get real New York style pizza on Yafa Street in Baghdad, now that the invasion was done. But pizza was not why Dr Larkin was there on a Saturday evening in December. He was headed for The Virgin Squire, or in French, L’Ecuyer Vierge. It was the only French …

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