Summary Of 'Collateral Damage' By Bolger

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Professor Bolger's chapter on the Iraqi war served to help us see what exactly happened in 2006. I believe that he wrote this chapter in order to give the uncensored details about what happened in Iraq because the public is left in the dark about most of the details. Bolger retells the events that transpired during the war. To support his writing, he used pathos and logos while also simply recalling his experience there. For example, Bolger talked about how the soldiers took fire on the people in the gas station, and stated that when the soldier was “Told that some civilians might be down, the officer used the term ‘collateral damage’”(Bolger 10) which showed that the soldiers took civilians lives too easily, on the off-chance that one of
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