Thursday, June 30, 2005

Anti-Stockholm Syndrome

Hell hath no fury like . . . a Swede's scorn? Chrenkoff updates the story of Ulf Hjertsröm, a former hostage in Iraq who decided to hire some bounty hunters to "exact revenge" on his abductors.
Hjertsröm, an oil trader whose career took him to Iraq 25 years ago, makes no bones about the decision to exact revenge on his abductors. “I’ve lived [in Iraq] for a long time. This is how things are done there. It’s nothing new to me,” he says.
To coin a phrase, "When in Iraq, do as Iraqi's do.".