2007 Photo Contest, General News, Stories, 2nd prize

Peter Agtmael

Polaris Images

10 August, 2006

American soldiers search for contraband. The soldiers conduct night raids on homes in Iraq, searching for suspected insurgents. The raids, sometimes carried out in conjunction with Iraqi security forces, were a common occurrence as insurgency increased during the year.


Peter Agtmael

Peter van Agtmael (b. 1981) graduated from Yale University in 2003 with a degree in history. Following graduation, he spent a year in China on the Charles P. Howland fellowship p...

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