Jackie Spinner
Jackie Spinner

Jackie Spinner is a journalist based in the Middle East. She was a staff writer for the Washington Post for 14 years and covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. She is the author of Tell Them I Didn't Cry: A Young Journalist's Story of Joy, Loss, and Survival in Iraq.

Dispatches
May 10 2011 1:51 PMBadge WarsThe woman who controls access to Baghdad's Green Zone is one of the most powerful Americans in Iraq.
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Feb. 25 2011 10:10 AMIraqi Kurdistan, Vacation Paradise?Sure, it's scenic and relatively safe, but tourist destinations need public restrooms and ATMs.
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Jan. 1 2011 11:27 AMAll Is Calm: New Year's Eve in BaghdadHow one U.S. soldier in Iraq spent the last day of 2010.
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March 29 2011 11:30 AMPaying for PeaceFaced with protests, Oman offered economic sweeteners. Will it work?
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Feb. 18 2011 11:22 AMElsewhere in the Arabian GulfA peaceful anti-corruption protest in Oman.
Holidays
Dec. 14 2010 10:21 AMWhat Is Frankincense?And where does it come from?
  Slate Plus
Politics
May 22 2015 11:14 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
  Health & Science
Science
May 22 2015 11:56 AM Spider Skies Why are millions of Australian spiders climbing to high points and jumping?