Iraqi Shoe-thrower Gets Three Years

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The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoe at former President George Bush told a court today, "I am innocent." Muntadar al-Zaidi, said, "What I did was a natural response to the occupation." The judge ruled he was guilty of assaulting a foreign leader and sentenced him to three years in prison. Anthony Shadid is Middle East correspondent for the Washington Post and author of Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War.

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Anthony Shadid - New York Times - @anthonyshadid

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