Pulling Back the Curtain: What a Top Reporter in Baghdad Really Thinks About the War
Want to be a foreign correspondent?
"I am house bound.... There has been one too many close calls, including a car bomb so near our house that it blew out all the windows. So now my most pressing concern every day is not to write a kick-ass story but to stay alive and make sure our Iraqi employees stay alive. In Baghdad I am a security personnel first, a reporter second."
Yeah, that sounds fun. Tell me again: the invasion of Iraq made us safer, right?