- Primary-school enrollment has jumped 20 percent over the Saddam years, according to the Brookings Institution's Iraq Index.
- Iraq's GDP rebounded by an estimated 50 percent in 2004, according to the IMF, mostly due to increased oil revenues. About one-third of Iraqis are unemployed -- an alarming rate -- but this is significantly better than two years ago, when half or more of Iraqis were unemployed.
Thursday, December 08, 2005
Today's Washington Times starts a new series of under-reported stories from Iraq. In today's editorial, the Times notes:
Posted by Charlie Martin at 8:00 AM