Rolling Into Baghdad
Tim McLaughlin recalls the taking of the Diyala bridge and the toppling of Saddam's statue in Firdos Square.
Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer is the Europe editor at Foreign Policy. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and Forbes, among other places. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and master’s degrees from Peking University and the London School of Economics. The P.Q. stands for Ping-Quon.
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