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A Drive Through Baghdad

March 5, 2007 | 9 Comments

Chris Hondros/Getty Images The other day I had a meeting downtown, so one of our drivers, who I’ll call Wadeen, and I found ourselves wading through some of Baghdad’s famously mind-numbing traffic jams. I like...

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Casulties of War

February 27, 2007 | 13 Comments

It had been a slow morning at the hospital, until they arrived. One by one, bloodied and crying, carried in the arms of men and women with wounds themselves — a child, her mother, two...

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Jogging in Iraq

February 21, 2007 | 3 Comments

Chris Hondros/Getty Images Sometimes I jog in Iraq, outside my hotel, but only at night. This seems impossible, but it can be done. The hotel where I live is in a relatively calm neighborhood of...

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Ethnic Cleansing in Baghdad

February 15, 2007 | 2 Comments

Chris Hondros/Getty Images I watched ethnic cleansing today, and it wasn’t pretty. I’m in Gazaliyah, a neighborhood that was predominantly Sunni Muslim until recently, when Shia militants have been taking over, block by block, forcing...

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