On July 18, 2008 the New York Times had an article about the danger that United States troops face because of electrical danger. The article points out
“… the Pentagon has previously reported that 13 Americans have been electrocuted in Iraq, many more have been injured, some seriously, by shocks…”
According to the article, qualified electricians have tried to get the situation corrected, but to no avail.
To read about this outrageous situation, refer to the article entitled Electrical Risks at Iraq Bases Are Worse Than Said.