July 15, 2007

In Country

By Michael J. Totten

I finally made it to Baghdad and am scheduled to begin an embed with a unit in a couple of hours. Getting from the U.S. to Kuwait was a royal pain, but it was as luxurious as a stay in a palace compared with getting from Kuwait to Baghdad in July during a war. If you're a "princess," don't ever come here.

I'll have some fresh material posted as soon as it is possible for me to do so.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at July 15, 2007 10:54 PM
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Good luck and Godspeed! Looking forward to your field reports.

Posted by: jvon at July 16, 2007 01:29 AM

Hope your luggage did catch up with you.
Best wishes!

Posted by: Aram at July 16, 2007 01:56 AM

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Posted by: David M at July 16, 2007 09:23 AM

Are you saying the accommodations are worse than the Suli Palace?

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!

Good luck and keep your head down.

Posted by: Patrick S Lasswell at July 16, 2007 12:13 PM

...and publish something soon. Noah's not so interesting...

Posted by: Microraptor at July 17, 2007 09:35 AM

hey michael,

Im in Baghdad at the Embassy. Stop by Media operations.

mike dempsey

Posted by: mike dempsey at July 17, 2007 10:49 AM

Good luck and stay safe out there. Cheers mate!

Posted by: Gene O at July 18, 2007 09:35 PM
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