David Axe


David Axe is a freelance reporter based in Columbia, South Carolina. Since 2005, he has reported from Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Somalia, Chad, Congo and other conflict zones for Wired, the BBC, Salon, Esquire, and others. He is the author of, most recently, The Accidental Candidate.
Articles by David Axe
A U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jet touching down at Gwangju Air Base in South Korea on Dec. 1, 2017. (Senior Airman Colby L. Hardin/U.S. Air Force via Getty Images)
A U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jet touching down at Gwangju Air Base in South Korea on Dec. 1, 2017. (Senior Airman Colby L. Hardin/U.S. Air Force via Getty Images)
An Iraqi army M1A1 Abrams tank on its way to Mosul, on Nov. 4, 2016. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)
An Iraqi army M1A1 Abrams tank on its way to Mosul, on Nov. 4, 2016. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)
More from The World in Photos This WeekRock the VoteFace OffPreparing for a Very Cold War
More from The World in Photos This WeekRock the VoteFace OffPreparing for a Very Cold War
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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

What We Leave Behind

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DAVID FURST/AFP/Getty Images
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