They Died 'Determined to Make a Difference'
Killings of U.S. Aid Workers Spotlight New Danger in Iraq. A few hours before being cut down in a city they had come to help, five American aid workers paid a call on the U.S. military base at the edge of Mosul. “The ironic thing about the visit,” said Maj. Jerry Heck, “is they had come to learn security.” For more than an hour Monday, the Southern Baptist relief workers talked with Army officers about escape routes, emergency communications and the rapidly shifting dangers that have kept most foreign aid agencies either out of Iraq or so far underground that they remain all but invisible. Full Story