Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Iraq War: IRAQADDARIO018

Iraqi men wait on line during a propane gas distribution  in Sadr City, Bagdad, as a crowd of thousands of Iraqi civilians pushing to get aid grows more and more unruly in Iraq, May 28, 2003.  Sadr City is considered the most dangerous, anti-American places in Bagdad, and for weeks after the war, Americans were not able to patrol the streets there, nor hand out aid, water, or gas to the people because it would compromise their safety.

Iraqi men wait on line during a propane gas distribution in Sadr City, Bagdad, as a crowd of thousands of Iraqi civilians pushing to get aid grows more and more unruly in Iraq, May 28, 2003. Sadr City is considered the most dangerous, anti-American places in Bagdad, and for weeks after the war, Americans were not able to patrol the streets there, nor hand out aid, water, or gas to the people because it would compromise their safety.