Alpha Co, 1-3, 4th ID: This Iraqi man claimed that terrorists had murdered his son. The neighbors had a different story, and Lt. Mike Smith opts for caution over rushing in. He doesn’t want to get pulled into settling someone’s vendetta
Steve Mumford originally went to Baghdad in 2003 to work as a war artist, embedded with the U.S. military, both writing a journal and making drawings and watercolors of what he saw there. He has been back several times; the text that follows is a report from his current visit. The archive for Mumford’s original "Baghdad Journal" can be found here.