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Special interactive: The Fight for Iraq
Learn more about the ethnic, religious and political power plays in and around Iraq during a briefing of the region led by NBC’s Richard Engel.

  The children  
  Iraq’s most vulnerable victims
  Video: Heart to heart
A little girl from Iraq has a story that is truly from the heart.
  Video: Children of war
UNICEF released an annual report on the state of the world's children. NBC's Richard Engel provides a look at how children in Iraq are coping with the effects of violence and poverty.
The smallest casualties
Thousands of children have been orphaned in Iraq. Richard Engel reported from one orphanage for ‘Dateline NBC’ in September 2006.
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The stress of war
NBC’s Babak Behnam reports on a little boy and how war has affected him.
Video: In the crossfire
A 5-year-old girl is saved by the compassion of military and civilian volunteers.
Video: The captain’s story
Capt. Brian Freeman was killed in Iraq, but not before saving an 11-year-old boy.
Video: Saving one baby
U.S. soldiers bring an 8-month-old girl to America for emergency treatment.
Video: A gift of life
Four Iraqi children are saved by surgery in the United States. From WNBC-TV.
  Iraq 'more peaceful,' but not stable yet
March 19, 2010: "All the hard work we've done over the past few years has paid off," one U.S. soldier tells NBC News' Richard Engel in a discussion about the U.S. military's role in Iraq. He added that knowing his friends "didn't die in vain is a big pay off."
Slide show
The invasion, day by day
From the first blasts that rocked Baghdad to the U.S. military's declaration that major combat was over, see images from every day of the conflict.
Audio slide show
Wounded Marine Returns Home to Wed
Scars from Iraq
Three U.S. soldiers tell how the visible and invisible wounds of war changed their lives and impacted their loved ones.
Invasion Iraq: Day by day
In maps and stories, how the coalition defeated Saddam
Slide show
  Cartoon gallery
Iraq War in review

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