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Jonathan Finer is traveling with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. (The Washington Post)
Restoring Order
Marines Get Hands-On Civics Lesson
To fill the vacuum left by the fall of Hussein's government, the Marines have divided the city among young officers, directing them to try to quell lawlessness and gather up weapons stashed throughout the city.

Marines' New Mission: Restoring Law and Order
The Marines who helped push Saddam Hussein from power have started to spend their time discouraging looting, patrolling streets and bridges and destroying discarded weapons before they can be used to commit crimes.

An Iraqi Official's Better Home and Garden
The home of Tariq Aziz revealed a man who led a rich and varied life.

With the Marines Entering Baghdad
Marines Sweep Through Eastern Half of Baghdad
BAGHDAD, April 9 -- By the time night fell, thousands of Marines had swept through the eastern half of Baghdad, occupying a vast swath of territory that included Baghdad University, several foreign embassies, a presidential palace and a home of Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz.

Marines Battle Their Way Toward Central Baghdad
Marines picked their way toward central Baghdad Tuesday, rolling across a tributary of the Tigris River and taking control of an expansive industrial complex southeast of the Iraqi capital.

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