Visitors look at Michael Kamber's 'Journalists On War' exhbiton during the opening of the book's launch in New York, May, 15, 2013. Kamber gathered previously unpublished photographs by the world’s top news photographers, presenting a visual and oral history of America’s nine-year conflict in the Middle East. Michael Kamber interviewed photojournalists from leading news organizations, including Agence France-Presse, the Associated Press, the Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, Magnum, Newsweek, the New York Times, Paris Match, Reuters, Time, the Times of London, VII Photo Agency, and the Washington Post, to create a collection of eyewitness accounts of the Iraq War yet published.
It is clear that terrorist groups such as al-Qaida and Baathists are trying hard to reignite the sectarian war in Iraq ... But the government bears full responsibility for this security chaos and it has to take quick and serious measures in order to stop the bloodshed, instead of just blaming other political blocs.
The terrorist attacks on Sunni areas today and on Shia areas in the past two days are an indication that some groups and regional countries are working hard to reignite the sectarian war in Iraq ... The government should admit that it has failed to secure the country and the people, and all security commanders should be replaced by efficient people who can really confront terrorism. Sectarianism that has bred armies of widows and orphans in the past is now trying to make a comeback in this country, and everybody should be aware of this.
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1st female Iraq war resister to be court-martialed
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Boston Marathon wounds raise anxiety for Iran, Afghanistan war veterans
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