An MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle) returned from war in Iraq and pressed into service for the FBI. Seventeen local police departments in Washington state have ordered these kinds of vehicles through a free Defense Department program. (Photo via Wikipedia)

An MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle) returned from war in Iraq and pressed into service for the FBI. Seventeen local police departments in Washington state have ordered these kinds of vehicles through a free Defense Department program. (Photo via Wikipedia)

An MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle) returned from war in Iraq and pressed into service for the FBI. Seventeen local police departments in Washington state have ordered these kinds of vehicles through a free Defense Department program. (Photo via Wikipedia)

Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

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