‘His Horse Was Named Death’

Ten years after the invasion of Iraq, Tim McLaughlin’s remarkable diary of the war reveals a personal, untold history of America’s fraught adventure in the Middle East.


The letter he wrote to an injured soldier’s parents was, well, you’ll have to read it yourself. The quote is <loosely> from Johnny Cash’s The Man Comes Around and the book of Revelations.

Click for the Foreign Policy piece: Iraq War Diaries.