Matthew Harwood

Pinkertons at the CPA

There is good reason for insurgents to take on the trade unionists. The IFTU supports a secular state, representative of Shi’a, Sunni, and Kurd. Its leaders have called for the insurgency to end. The union has endorsed U.N. Resolution 1546, which sets the time table for Iraq’s transition into a democracy. The group was one… Read more »

Ground Up

Most of the first wave of Iraq war books by journalists were written from the perspective of the U.S. troops with whom the reporters were embedded. In this book, expanded from his extraordinary Letters from Baghdad dispatches for the New Yorker, Anderson tries something different. His eyewitness narrative follows a handful of Iraqis as the… Read more »