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Friday, November 23, 2012

More dispatches from Iraq

I'm still working hard on my Iraq travel series. In my latest articles I visit the soon-to-reopen National Museum of Iraq, Saddam Hussein's palaces, and I go on a beer run in Basra.

I've also done a guest post for Osprey Publishing, which publishes my military history books. It's about the Baghdad North Gate War Cemetery, where many of the British Empire's fallen from the First World War are interred.

So don't be caught napping! Go check out these one-of-a-kind articles. And if you like what you see, please tweet, share, comment, and blog about it. I'm always available for guest posts and interviews.

Photo of some of Basra's finest by Sean McLachlan. These guys were assigned to guard us. Good thing there aren't pirates in the Shatt al-Arab anymore!


  1. Will do. I'm interested in the museum post. Thanks for the links.

    What are we looking at(where the guys are) - the side of a boat?

    1. This was our armed escort as we took a boat tour along the Shatt al-Arab, the river that flows through Basra. It's what the Tigris and Euphrates turn into when they meet.


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