Victorious in life

När de brittiska trupperna slutligen rullade in i Basra mottogs de av några jublande irakier, bland dem engelskläraren Saad Ahmed:
We have been waiting for you for a long time. We are now happier than you. You are victorious as far as the war is concerned, but we are victorious in life. We have been living, not as human beings, for more than 30 years.

Länk via Instapundit.