As it turns out, the photo is a genuine street scene--from Istanbul, Turkey.
"I'm sorry, we'll correct it," Kaloogian told NEWSWEEK after being contacted about the picture. "It appears like this is one of the photos from Istanbul." Kaloogian said that some members of a group that traveled to Iraq with him in July 2005 had a brief layover in Turkey's largest city. "We turned over literally hundreds of photos to our Webmaster, and apparently he chose one from the Istanbul layover." (Click here to view a PDF of the site, then scroll down to see view the Istanbul-as-Iraq photo.)
this is awsome...they let the reader see his "old site"
The photo had been on the site for several months without drawing scrutiny, but on Mar. 28 bloggers on Daily Kos and other sites questioned its authenticity...
Check this out... (I stole it from below thanks rico)
Pictures of blue "police station" in new photo.
where did he get the new photo?
It is here! Did he really take it? The next lie...
Site has been edited... Now it lists him under the pic...with dates on all of the other pics. (not his though) I have the page saved before it was edited. Looks like something fishy is happening.
update 3: NYT has it in the subscriptions On Web, Error Is Uncovered Through Relentless Pursuit
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