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

Peter Agtmael

Polaris Images

28 January, 2006

Three generations of Iraqi women wait under guard as two of their male family members are detained by US and Iraqi soldiers. American 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.

About

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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