Reporter C.J. Chivers’ ‘The Fighters’ describes the fallout from the post-9/11 wars, including two vivid roadside bombings that changed lives forever.
C.J. Chivers, a senior writer and war correspondent at The New York Times, is the author of THE GUN, a history of the origins of the world's most abundant weapon -- the Kalashnikov -- and the consequences of its spread. For more information, visit www.cjchivers.com
Among the Iraqi dictator’s most prized gifts were chrome plated AK-47s. Reporter C.J. Chivers tells the story of how this humble rifle became fashionable among revolutionaries—and dispels many of the myths about them.