Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Finalist, 2006 National Book Awards

Rajiv Chandrasekaran is an assistant managing editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1994. He previously served the Post as bureau chief in Baghdad, Cairo, and Southeast Asia, and as a correspondent covering the war in Afghanistan. He recently completed a term as journalist-in-residence at the International Reporting Project at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, and was a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center. He lives in Washington, D.C. This is his first book.
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Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone

Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone by Rajiv Chandrasekaran book cover, 2006
ISBN 9781400044870 Alfred A. Knopf

An unprecedented account of life in Baghdad’s Green Zone, a posh, walled-off enclave where a vital aspect of our government’s Iraq operations played out. More about this book >

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Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Rajiv Chandrasekaran is an assistant managing editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1994. He previously served the Post as bureau chief in Baghdad, Cairo, and Southeast Asia, and as a correspondent covering the war in Afghanistan. He recently completed a term as journalist-in-residence at the International Reporting Project at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, and was a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center. He lives in Washington, D.C. This is his first book.

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