Blog archive: Iraq

  • 4th April 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website...      Saddam international airport, 10 miles to the west of central Baghdad, appears to be...
  • 3rd April 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website...    Yesterday was the best day for US forces since the invasion began. They appear to have broken through...
  • 2nd April 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website...      The battle for Baghdad is about to begin in earnest, according to numerous reports this...
  • 1st April 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website...      The invasion forces suffered another self-inflicted disaster in the battle for hearts and...
  • 31st March 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the 2003 Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website. They are posted here day by day and the full collection can be found here.  31 March 2003:  Military chiefs accuse Rumsfeld. ...
  • 30th March 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the 2003 Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website. They are posted here day by day and the full collection can be found here.  30 March 2003: First suicide bombing.  Four American soldiers...
  • 29th March 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the 2003 Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website. They are posted here day by day and the full collection can be found here.  29 March 2003: Fifty dead in Baghdad market blast. Iraq suffered...
  • 28th March 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the 2003 Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website. They are posted here day by day and the full collection can be found here.  28 March 2003: Richard Perle resigns. Amid admissions that Iraq has...
  • 27th March 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the 2003 Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website. They are posted here day by day and the full collection can be found here.  27 March 2003:  More than 1,000 members of the US 173rd Airborne...
  • 26th March 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the 2003 Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website. They are posted here day by day and the full collection can be found here.  26 March 2003:  After a series of setbacks, and with the advance on...
  • 25th March 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the 2003 Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website. They are posted here day by day and the full collection can be found here.  25 March 2003:  The only good news today is that the invasion...
  • 24th March 2013
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    To mark the tenth anniversary of the 2003 Iraq war, I am re-posting diary entries that I wrote at the time for the Guardian's website. They are posted here day by day and the full collection can be found here.  24 March 2003:  It is day five, and suddenly the clinical,...

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