Patrick Cockburn

Patrick Cockburn is Iraq " correspondent for the" Independent" in London " ." He has received the Martha Gellhorn prize for war reporting, the James Cameron Award, and the Orwell Prize for Journalism. He is the author o" Muqtada, "about war and rebellion in Iraq; " ""The Occupation "(shortlisted for a National Book Critics Circle Award in 2007); "The Broken Boy," a memoir; and with Andrew Cockburn, " Out of the Ashes: The Resurrection of Saddam Hussein."