Surge splurge

Heading to Baghdad soon? Bin your Lonely Planet and head over to the New York Times. From Kadhimiya to Saydia, the Times has the surge covered. The state of life and death in the Iraqi capital is mapped out in pictures, text and video,

To study the ground-level effects of the American troop buildup, reporters and video journalists for The New York Times visited Baghdad’s neighborhoods, interviewing residents, Americans on patrol and Iraqi officials. link