Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Wrong Policy


Cyrus Kar is a 44-year-old documentary filmmaker who lives in my neighborhood. An immigrant from Iran who came here at age nine, Kar served for four years in the U.S. Navy, supports the war in Iraq, and sleeps under a large American flag.

At least, until May 17. Since then, he's been held in indefinite military detention at the Baghdad airport, charged with no crime. Story here.