One thing I will say about Mr. Hajji
There are days when I think I have more in common with him than I do with some civilians back home. At least he knows what he stands for, what he stands against, and what he will kill or die for.
Your average American wouldn't sacrifice anything for anything but the Almighty Dollar, and would gleefully ignore his God, his family, and his country in pursuit of the same.
There's a reason the surreality of Iraq seems more rational and real than the pure artificiality of the States.