5 year old Srodj clutching two of the 'Humanitarian Daily Ration' aid parcels dropped by US aeroplanes. He had no idea what these strange yellow packages contained or where they had come from. He had found them in the desert outside Khoja Bahuddin. He said it was going to be exciting to open them. An important part of the propaganda war, the airdrops were criticised by some as little more than gesture politics. Srodj, however, was not concerned with such details.