Bill Ardolino is the author of ‘Fallujah Awakens: Marines, Sheikhs, and the Battle Against al Qaeda.’


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Recipient, Publishers Weekly Starred Review
Recipient, The 2014 General Wallace M. Greene, Jr. Award for distinguished non-fiction
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The Long War Journal
June 24, 2014
Analysis: A protracted struggle ahead for Iraq

The Long War Journal
Panjwai, Afghanistan, April 20, 2013
Navigating the minefields of Kandahar

The Long War Journal
Panjwai, Afghanistan, April 4, 2013
The anatomy of green-on-blue tensions in Panjwai

Khost City, Afghanistan, August 26, 2011
Inside Afghanistan’s Deadly Copter War

The Long War Journal
Sabari, Afghanistan, August 19, 2011
US troops weather rockets, recoilless rifles, and grenades in Sabari

Small Wars Journal
Washington, DC, November 2, 2011
COIN is Dead. Long Live COIN?

The Long War Journal
Musa Qala, Afghanistan, July 15, 2010
US Marines battle the Taliban for control of Musa Qala

The Weekly Standard
Musa Qala, Afghanistan, July 11, 2010
On Patrol in Karamanda: Scenes from the war in Afghanistan

The Long War Journal
Baghdad, Iraq, May 3, 2008
Iraqis begin to ‘despise’ the Mahdi Army in Baghdad’s Rusafa district

The Long War Journal
February 6 -February 28, 2008
Inside Iraqi Politics