Check out Justin's Waffle, a blog at justinalexander.net. He's a young British consultant with Jubilee Iraq in Baghdad. He comes recommended by Riverbend, and rightly so.
Here's a sample, which I rather enjoyed:
"Met with the Kurdish Islamic Party today. They were cute. Some people might assume they would be religious fanatics hardened by centuries as an oppressed people without a country of their own. Maybe they are. But they also laugh a lot, particularly at my attempts at Kurdish ... They even had a stack of Pokemon (Japanese childrens cartoon) exercise books for their official notes!"