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Anthony Loyd

Anthony Loyd is an award-winning special correspondent for The Times. A former army officer, he served in Northern Ireland and the First Gulf War, then left the army in 1991. His first book, My War Gone By, I Miss It So, was the result of his experiences and parallel battles with heroin addiction. He has subsequently worked in numerous conflict zones including Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Chechnya, Ethiopia, Algeria and Sierra Leone.