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Inside the Red Zone : a Veteran for Peace reports from Iraq

Author: Mike Ferner
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mike Ferner, a peace activist and journalist from Ohio, traveled to Baghdad twice, once just before the U.S. invasion in March 2003, and once again a year later. In this book, he profiles Cliff Kindy of the Christian Peacemaker Teams; Kathy Kelly of Voices in the Wilderness; other peace activists, soldiers, journalists, and ordinary Iraqis he met during his two extended visits to what became known as the Red Zone.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Ferner
ISBN: 0275992438 9780275992439
OCLC Number: 70208025
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 164 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Waiting for the skies to rain missiles. Into Iraq --
The guardians of reality do their thing --
Just minutes until midnight --
Iraqi voices after the invasion. Welcome back to Baghdad --
The news in the new Iraq --
Baghdad College HIgh School --
From "Keep yo head" to "God bless us all" : U.S. and Iraqi students begin a conversation --
Faris : friend and translator --
Democracy, dictators, and the fate of Widad Shwaish --
On their way to Abu Ghraib --
Inside the wire at Abu Hishma --
Two mysterious deaths and the incident near Ramadi --
Activists, journalists, soldiers, and clowns. Courage under fire --
How ya gonna keep 'em down on the Indiana farm (once they've seen Kerbala?) --
From an act of desperation to a million hits a day ; Hanging with the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Division --
An uncommon mom --
The Albanian mafia and other stories from Circus 2 Iraq --
Cops and clowns --
Springtime in Fallujah.
Responsibility: Mike Ferner ; foreword by Cindy Sheehan.
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Profiles the peace activists, soldiers, journalists, and ordinary Iraqis the author met during his two visits to what became known as the Red Zone, the area outside the protected Green Zone enclave.  Read more...

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