Iraqi security forces are using a simple hand-held device that they claim is effective in detecting potential car bombs. The "sniffers" are deployed at roadside checkpoints throughout the country. But U.S. military officials say the science behind the devices is suspect at best.
As a two-year drought drags on, water is now so limited for agriculture that Iraq imports 80 percent of the food Iraqis eat. That means during the holy month of Ramadan, traditional foods that came from Iraqi farms are getting harder to find.