The Toppling: How the Media Inflated a Minor Moment in a Long War

The New Yorker
January 3, 2011

On April 9, 2003, Lieutenant Colonel Bryan McCoy, commander of the 3rd Battalion 4th Marines, awoke at a military base captured from the Iraqis a few miles from the center of Baghdad, which was still held by the enemy. It had been twenty days since the ...  (Read more)