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Karl Zinsmeister

Karl Zinsmeister
Karl Zinsmeister spent three months embedded in combat zones with U.S. soldiers during the first year of the Iraq war. In 2003 he published Boots on the Ground: A Month with the 82nd Airborne in the Battle for Iraq. Zinsmeister is editor in chief of The American Enterprise, a national magazine of politics, business, and culture. He is also the J. B. Fuqua Fellow at Washington, D.C.’s American Enterprise Institute. His writing has appeared in publications like the Atlantic Monthly, Reader’s Digest, the Wall Street Journal, and even a Marvel comic-book series of real-life soldiers’ tales. A graduate of Yale University and Trinity College, Dublin, and a former assistant to U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, he has testified before Congressional committees and Presidential commissions numerous times, and appears regularly on television and radio programs. He lives with his wife and children in rural upstate New York.

Dawn over Baghdad: How the U.S. Military Is Using Bullets and Ballots to Remake Iraq

Dawn over Baghdad

How the U.S. Military Is Using Bullets and Ballots to Remake Iraq

By Karl Zinsmeister | paperback $16.95

Early in 2004 Karl Zinsmeister spent several weeks with U.S. soldiers in the most dangerous parts of the Sunni Triangle. He participated in raids against insurgents and watched the soldiers engage in daily diplomacy with ordinary Iraqis trying to put their lives back together. Dawn Over Bagdad is the result of that trip–a journey through [...]

Dawn over Baghdad: How the U.S. Military Is Using Bullets and Ballots to Remake Iraq

Dawn over Baghdad

How the U.S. Military Is Using Bullets and Ballots to Remake Iraq

By Karl Zinsmeister | hardcover $25.95

Early in 2004 Karl Zinsmeister spent several weeks with U.S. soldiers in the most dangerous parts of the Sunni Triangle. He participated in raids against insurgents and watched the soldiers engage in daily diplomacy with ordinary Iraqis trying to put their lives back together.