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How War Dogs In Iraq Rekindled A Lost Military Tradition
Canines brought in to detect explosive devices have also helped soldiers cope with the ghastliness of war.
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Climate Change And Water Woes Drove ISIS Recruiting In Iraq
Battered by shifting resources, desperate farmers were driven into terror recruiters’ clutches. Can it happen again?
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Pictures Reveal Iran And Iraq Earthquake, The Deadliest Of 2017
The tremor has killed at least 402 people and has devastated local communities.
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Veterans Return To Iraq, Seeking Peace Through Adventure
In climbing Mount Halgurd, Iraq War veterans find healing—and an opportunity to support nearby communities.
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This Is How Martha Raddatz Covers War
Following a group of American soldiers at home and in Iraq, the journalist came to understand the meaning of sacrifice.
About the Show

Over the eight-parts, The Long Road Home will relive a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known in military annals as “Black Sunday.” The event series will cut between the action on the ground in Iraq and that of the homefront back in Texas, where wives and families await news for 48 hellish hours, expecting the worst. The incident, which took place 11 months after President George W. Bush’s famous “Mission Accomplished” speech, changed the American military’s view of Iraq from a peacekeeping mission to a fight against domestic insurgents.

 

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