Tech: Best Of The War Blogs

Online diarists are flooding the Web with battle news, analysis and debate

He calls himself Salam Pax--peace in Arabic and Latin, respectively. He claims to be an Iraqi living in Baghdad, and he posts poignant first-person reports on the Web. "The images we saw on TV last night...were terrible," begins one. "The whole city looked as if it were on fire. As one of the buildings I really love went up in a huge explosion, I was close to tears."

Pax's missives (at dear_raed.blogspot com offer Web watchers a rare look at how one Iraqi views the war. Although no one has been able to verify his identity, Pax appears to...

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