In Yemen with Nawal al-Maghafi

BBC correspondent Nawal al Maghafi is one of the few journalists reporting from inside Yemen. For the past two years, she has been flying back and forth from London to her native homeland to cover the country’s civil war. She is believed to be the only journalist from a Western media outlet to report from the location of a U.S. Navy Seal raid in Yemen in January, the first military operation of the new Trump Administration. Al-Maghafi told the War Reporting class what it’s like covering one of the most devastating wars in the Middle East. Continue reading In Yemen with Nawal al-Maghafi

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In Afghanistan with Tomas Etzler

CNN producer Tomas Etzler has reported from more than 60 countries around the world. He has covered wars in Afghanistan, Lebanon, the 2011 assassination of Osama Bin Laden, reported on conflicts in China, and more recently, terrorism in Brussels, Jakarta, Berlin and Paris. He spoke with the War Reporting class in detail about his experience covering war in Afghanistan and Iraq. Continue reading In Afghanistan with Tomas Etzler

In Iraq with Tim Lister

CNN senior producer Tim Lister was on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq when Iraqi forces stormed the city with Western journalists in tow. As an experienced war journalist, Lister makes many important decisions in the field, including one in November 2016 that almost cost the lives of his network colleagues. What happened there was shocking, and even more surprising is their decision to go back. Continue reading In Iraq with Tim Lister