Hear photojournalist Ashley Gilbertson and professor Augustus Richard Norton, on this edition of Fresh Air.
Ashley Gilbertson is a photographer who has spent much of the past five years in Iraq taking incredible photographs for the New York Times and other publications. Born in 1978, Gilbertson has traveled to some of the most dangerous places in the world to capture his award-winning images. A book of his work, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: A Photographer's Chronicle of the Iraq War, will be published in the fall of 2007 by the University of Chicago Press. His website is ashleygilbertson.com.
Then, Augustus Richard Norton, Professor of International Relations and Anthropology at Boston University. His new book is Hezbollah: A Short History. He has been writing about Lebanon for 25 years and is an expert on Shiite political movements, including Hezbollah. His other books include Amal and the Shi'a: Struggle for the Soul of Lebanon and Civil Society in the Middle East. Norton is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. [Broadcast Date: June 13, 2007]