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A Continuing Call to Service

At the end of the book If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home, Tim O’Brien’s searing memoir of life as an infantry grunt in the Vietnam War, he...

Person of the Year 2003

They swept across Iraq and conquered it in 21 days. They stand guard on streets pot-holed with skepticism and rancor. They caught Saddam Hussein. They are the...

Return to Baghdad

TIME editor and former Baghdad bureau chief, Bobby Ghosh, shows former U.S. soldier, Nate Rawlings, a side of Baghdad he never saw on patrol