Iraq War Diaries

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A Personal History, An American History

How one Marine's diary helps us understand the Iraq war.


The Toppling

How the media inflated a minor moment in a long war.

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The Rough Guide to Iraq

A journalist's strange journey on the road to Baghdad.

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The propaganda war in Kuwait.


‘Good Kills’

The bloody battle for the Diyala bridge.

Order’s Out

Tim McLaughlin writes to Victoria's Secret and readies for battle in Kuwait.

Rolling Into Baghdad

Tim McLaughlin recalls the taking of the Diyala bridge and the toppling of Saddam's statue in Firdos Square.

Living with PTSD

Tim McLaughlin discusses the Iraq war's personal toll, 10 years after the taking of Baghdad.

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My Handwritten War

An eyewitness to history, from the 9/11 attacks to the toppling of Saddam.

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