- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I liked this photo not so much for the dog, but because it reminded me of how much part of Iraq looked like. In rural areas between the Tigris and Euphrates, there seemed to be a lot of terrain that looked just like this.
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