War is a mythical happening…
Where else in human experience, except in the throes
of ardor…do we find ourselves transported to a
mythical condition and the gods most real?
James Hillman, A Terrible Love of WarBAGHDAD
APRIL 16, 2003
It was Dr. Al-Daini who found the girl, abandoned in the long central corridor. She was buried beneath broken glass and shards of pottery, under discarded clothing, pieces of furniture, and old newspapers used as packing materials. She should have been rendered almost invisible amid the dust and the darkness, but Dr. Al-Daini had spent...