Anthony Shadid

New York Times

Anthony Shadid appears in the following:

The Future and Legacy of the Green Zone

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The Green Zone was established in Baghdad when U.S. troops invaded in 2003, and since then it has come to symbolize much of the American presence, both in Iraq and abroad. It is a fortress, a city within a city, and the headquarters of both American power and the Iraqi government.

Today we take a look at the Green Zone’s future and legacy as American troops continue their withdrawal from Iraq, and whether the Green Zone needs to be dismantled in order for the country to have true sovereignty.


Election wrap up from Baghdad

Monday, February 02, 2009

In 2005, Iraqis went to the polls to elect leadership, but the Sunni population refused to participate. Last weekend Iraqis went to the polls again and everyone turned out. Anthony Shadid, Middle East correspondent for The Washington Post, joins us now from Baghdad with an account of how the elections went and what outcome is expected.

For more of Anthony Shadid's insight, check out his book Night Draws Near: Iraq’s People in the Shadow of America’s War