The Question and Answer section for Zeitoun is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Kathy thinks the plane is crashing but the pilot tells them that they are flying low so the passengers coud see the damage to the city.
Zeitoun was literally in a cage (prison) for reasons he was unaware of. More men were being added to these prisons. These men were angry and scared. The whole camp became angry and scared.
I'm not sure what you mean.... this quote alludes to the forces sent into New Orleans to keep the peace after Hurricane Katrina. Safety, looting, and violence were all an issue, though the circumstances and conditions the people of New Orleans...