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Mark Kukis is a non-resident fellow at the Quincy Institute and Assistant Professor of Social Sciences at the Minerva Schools, where he teaches government. He is the author of Voices from Iraq: A People’s History, 2003-2009 (2011). The book is an oral history of the US invasion and occupation of Iraq as told entirely by Iraqis. Kukis spent a decade as a journalist before joining academia, including three years covering the US occupation of Iraq for Time magazine from 2006 to 2009. He also covered the early phase of the US intervention in Afghanistan as a freelance journalist and, prior to that, served as a White House correspondent for United Press International. His writings have also appeared in The New Republic and Salon, among other places.