Nick Turse
Members of the U.S. Army Charlie Company pass a secondary explosion en route to Baghdad, Iraq, April 2003. Christopher Morris/VII

Members of the U.S. Army Charlie Company pass a secondary explosion en route to Baghdad, Iraq, April 2003. Christopher Morris/VII

tamturse:

Fiery Sunrise 1 on Flickr.
A beautiful sunrise over Manhattan

tamturse:

Fiery Sunrise 1 on Flickr.

A beautiful sunrise over Manhattan

Ropes from the hangman’s gallows are seen in Abu Ghraib Prison in Baghdad, Iraq, where political and criminal prisoners from the war were held, April 19, 2003. Ron Haviv/VII

Ropes from the hangman’s gallows are seen in Abu Ghraib Prison in Baghdad, Iraq, where political and criminal prisoners from the war were held, April 19, 2003. Ron Haviv/VII

A mosaic of Saddam Hussein lies in ruins on the road to Basra, southern Iraq, March 28, 2003. Antonin Kratochvil/VII

A mosaic of Saddam Hussein lies in ruins on the road to Basra, southern Iraq, March 28, 2003. Antonin Kratochvil/VII

In this Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 photo, Syrian residents walk on a street among the debris of buildings shattered by heavy shelling in Tarik Al-Bab neighborhood, southeast of Aleppo City. 
(AP Photo/Narciso Contreras).

In this Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 photo, Syrian residents walk on a street among the debris of buildings shattered by heavy shelling in Tarik Al-Bab neighborhood, southeast of Aleppo City.

(AP Photo/Narciso Contreras).

tamturse:

Sunrise on Flickr.
Even if it is snowing outside your window - just a reminder that spring is on the way.

tamturse:

Sunrise on Flickr.

Even if it is snowing outside your window - just a reminder that spring is on the way.

Iraqi civilians killed by inappropriate use of force by U.S. Marines during the battle for Diyala bridge are seen in Baghdad, Iraq. April 8, 2003. Gary Knight/VII

Iraqi civilians killed by inappropriate use of force by U.S. Marines during the battle for Diyala bridge are seen in Baghdad, Iraq. April 8, 2003. Gary Knight/VII

The body of a dead Iraqi fighter lies outside the Technical School Compound in Basra, southern Iraq, during a weeks-long battle between British forces and Iraqi fighters over control of the city, April 3, 2003. Antonin Kratochvil/VII

The body of a dead Iraqi fighter lies outside the Technical School Compound in Basra, southern Iraq, during a weeks-long battle between British forces and Iraqi fighters over control of the city, April 3, 2003. Antonin Kratochvil/VII

The burial of Fedayn, who was killed during a U.S. air strike, is held at the Baratha cemetery in Baghdad, Iraq, on April 1, 2003. Franco Pagetti/VII

The burial of Fedayn, who was killed during a U.S. air strike, is held at the Baratha cemetery in Baghdad, Iraq, on April 1, 2003. Franco Pagetti/VII

Members of the U.S. Special Forces perform a target raid where they have arrested two al Qaeda supporters in Samarra, Salah ad Din Province, Iraq, Sept. 28, 2007. Franco Pagetti/VII

Members of the U.S. Special Forces perform a target raid where they have arrested two al Qaeda supporters in Samarra, Salah ad Din Province, Iraq, Sept. 28, 2007. Franco Pagetti/VII