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.
Dispatches
Feb. 25 2011 10:10 AMIraqi Kurdistan, Vacation Paradise?Sure, it's scenic and relatively safe, but tourist destinations need public restrooms and ATMs.
Dispatches
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.
Dispatches
March 29 2011 11:30 AMPaying for PeaceFaced with protests, Oman offered economic sweeteners. Will it work?
Dispatches
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?
  News & Politics
Politics
March 31 2015 5:00 AM How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.