Martha Raddatz is the Chief Global Affairs Correspondent for ABC News and the co-anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. She has covered national security, foreign policy and politics for decades--reporting from the Pentagon, the State Department, the White House, and conflict zones around the world.
Praise for The Long Road Home "The word 'sacrifice' is used a lot. In The Long Road Home, Martha Raddatz shows what the word really means...Read it."--Thomas E. Ricks, author of Fiasco "Grit and high drama...searingly vivid evidence of the toll U.S. soldiers pay."--The New York Times "A picture of American valor and unflagging commitment."--Rocky Mountain News "A poignant piece of work that will grab and hold you."--St. Louis Post-Dispatch "[This] nervy, brilliantly reported book tells the human stories that ricocheted out from one long, brutal firefight."--The Star Tribune "A truly great book about men, women, and raw courage."--Diane Sawyer, ABC News "Raddatz's powerful book introduces us to people we root for, and care about, and won't soon forget."--Nathaniel Fick, author of One Bullet Away "An unforgettable and entirely new portrait of the American family at war."--Evan Wright, author of Generation Kill "[A] fast-paced narrative of how some of these soldiers struggled to survive when their routine patrol of a Baghdad slum went terribly wrong, forever changing the lives of those involved and signaling a new phase in the violent resistance to U.S. occupation of Iraq."--Los Angeles Times "Might well be the Black Hawk Down of the Iraq war."--The Washington Post "A thoroughly gripping read...There is something very special about membership in the 'brotherhood of the close fight, ' and The Long Road Home establishes clearly that those who fought on 'black Sunday' earned a cherished place in that elite fraternity."--General David Petraeus, commander of Multinational Force Iraq