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By Anna Badkhen

About the Author

Anna Badkhen writes about people in extremis. She is a journalist and the author of Peace Meals: Candy-Wrapped Kalashnikovs and Other War Stories and Waiting for the Taliban. Most recently, she has authored the books Walking with Abel: Journeys with the Nomads of the African Savannah and The World Is a Carpet: Four Seasons in an Afghan Village. She has covered wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Israel, West Bank and Gaza, Chechnya, and Kashmir, among others. Her wartime journalism won the 2007 Joel R. Seldin Award for reporting on civilians in war zones.

 

Truthdig Articles

11/04 ‘Peace Meals’: Breaking Bread With War’s Forgotten Families

08/18 The Second Insurgency

08/14 Baghdad Behind Walls

05/19 A Better Iraq? That’s What Saddam Said

05/15 Trading Spaces, Iraq Edition