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Iraq

The Long Way Back

The Long Way Back

After Marine Corps Veteran Ronnie Simpson survived an explosion in Iraq in 2004, he threw himself at an audacious goal: to sail around the world. It almost killed him.

A Mountain of Trouble

A Mountain of Trouble

The lush peaks of Iraqi Kurdistan are irresistible to a certain breed of bold backpacker: They're exotic, beautiful, and way off the beaten track. But when three young Americans were arrested by Iranian border guards in July 2009 after straying too far down a waterfall trail, the costs of adventure travel got a lot higher. As the hikers languished in their cell

Good Man Down

Jon Krakauer returns with an epic story of sacrifice and betrayal

The Rough Guide to Iraq

The Rough Guide to Iraq

This spring, a quarter of a million Americans took a trip. It was noisy, hot, and violent. Accommodations were poor. Some of them didn't come back.

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