How perceptions are changing in Iraq

May 9: Returning to Iraq after nearly three years, Iraqis tell FT correspondent Jack Fairweather how perceptions have shifted within their country. They discuss what has changed - improved security; the Americans no longer seen as the "bad guys"; and the first inklings of stronger government - and what remains much the same - the crash barriers, the checkpoints, and continuing threat of unrest among the poor and unemployed.