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Dawn over Baghdad

Dawn over Baghdad

How the U.S. Military Is Using Bullets and Ballots to Remake Iraq
June 2004
Hardcover · 237 Pages
$25.95 U.S. · $33.95 CAN · £13.99 U.K. · €18.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781594030505
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An up to the minute report on America's most urgent national struggle, as seen through the eyes of the U.S. servicemen and Iraqis who are striving to build a new country in the most dangerous place on earth.

About the Author

KARL ZINSMEISTER spent three months embedded in combat zones with U.S. soldiers during the first year of the Iraq war. In 2003 he published "Boots on the Ground: A Month with the 82nd Airborne in the Battle for Iraq." Zinsmeister is editor in chief of "The American Enterprise," a national magazine of politics, business, and culture (TAEmag.com). He is also the J. B. Fuqua Fellow at Washington, D.C.'s American Enterprise Institute. His writing has appeared in publications like the "Atlantic Monthly," "Reader's Digest," the "Wall Street Journal," and even a Marvel comic-book series of real-life soldiers' tales. A graduate of Yale University and Trinity College, Dublin, and a former assistant to U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, he has testified before Congressional committees and Presidential commissions numerous times, and appears regularly on television and radio programs. Karl Zinsmeister lives with his wife and children in rural upstate New York. —This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.