When I telephoned Huda Al-Jazairy in Baghdad exactly two years ago, a bomb had fallen 12 feet from her house. At that time, she told me, “There is no security.” But as bad as it was in 2004, now it’s “below zero.”
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According to its leading U.S. critic, the School of the Americas (SOA) has trained thousands of Latin American soldiers who have been instrumental in the killings, disappearances and massacres that have afflicted the region for decades. Since 1990, the School of the Americas Watch, founded by the Rev. Roy Bourgeois, has led in the struggle to close the SOA, often leading huge marches outside its walls in Fort Benning, Ga. Now SOA Watch is taking its message to South America.