Embedded Local Journalist Reports from Iraq: Week 5
Tony Perry, the San Diego Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times, is an embedded journalist in Iraq with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force out of Camp Pendleton. We get a live weekly update from Tony
Tom Fudge: The American bombing of Iraq ended years ago. But last week, President Bush dropped a bomb when he announced that he would increase American troops strength in Iraq. This comes despite the increasing criticism of his management of the war.
Tony Perry is the San Diego bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times. And he’s in Iraq covering the first Marine Expeditionary Force. He joins us to talk about the reaction of the troops to Bush’s new policy, and other issues affecting Camp Pendleton Marines.
- Tony Perry, San Diego bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.