In Baghdad Thursday, the U.S. military officially declared an end to the war in Iraq, a war that cost more than 4,000 U.S. lives, and the lives of countless Iraqis.
But as the war ends, and all the troops come home by the end of the year, a story in The New York Times, probes one of the darkest days of the war, the massacre by U.S. Marines of two dozen Iraqis in Haditha in 2005.
Reporter Michael Schmidt discovered pages of interrogations of the Marines in a Baghdad junkyard.
- New York Times: Junkyard Gives Up Secret Accounts Of Massacre In Iraq
- Here & Now: A Marine’s View Of Iraq War Ending
- Michael Schmidt, reporter for the New York Times