Reviews and Blog Posts: Iraq War

Code name, Johnny Walker the extraordinary story of the Iraqi who risked everything to fight with the U.S. Navy SEALs

by Johnny Walker

DPL Rating:
4

The audio version of this book was really well done - I found it completely believable that the narrator was actually the Iraqi telling the story of his experiences as a translator for the Navy Seals assigned to hunt down terrorists and insurgents in Iraq.  The author of this memoir...

Billy Lynn's long halftime walk

by Ben Fountain

DPL Rating:
4

Billy Lynn, a 19 year-old soldier, is a newly-decorated war hero home from Iraq for a "victory tour" with other survivors from his U.S. Army squad. These brave young men are to appear in the halftime show at the Dallas Cowboys' Thanksgiving Day game. But the day is not all...

Control room

DPL Rating:
5

The other side of the War on Iraq...This documentary provides a glimpse into Al Jazeera, the Arab news agency, to see how the Arab (and much of the rest of the world) views America's foreign policy.

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