Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Staff Writer

Rajiv Chandrasekaran is a senior correspondent and associate editor. He was The Post’s national editor and has served as an assistant managing editor. He was bureau chief in Baghdad for the first two years of the Iraq war. He also has been a correspondent in Cairo and Southeast Asia. He the author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City, a best-selling account of the troubled American effort to reconstruct Iraq. A graduate of Stanford University, he joined The Post in 1994 as a reporter on the metropolitan staff.

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After the Wars: The other wounds

After the Wars: The other wounds

More than half of the 2.6 million service members dispatched to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan say their health is now worse.

4 dead, 16 wounded in Fort Hood shooting

4 dead, 16 wounded in Fort Hood shooting

Authorities said the gunman was an Iraq war veteran with behavioral and mental health issues.

A legacy of pain and pride

A legacy of pain and pride

A nationwide poll of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans reveals the profound and enduring effects of war on 2.6 million who have served.

Marines bristle at prospect of bigger Army presence in Pacific

Marines bristle at prospect of bigger Army presence in Pacific

The Army’s ambitious campaign to transform itself, and forestall personnel cuts, is causing a turf war.