Author Archives Martin Smith

Iraq / War on Terror

America, Iraq and the Legacy of Ahmad Chalabi

Ahmad Chalabi helped lead the U.S. into war in Iraq, but if he ever had regrets about his role in the invasion, and the years of violence it unleashed, “he never voiced them to me,” writes FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith.

Inside Assad's Syria

A Journey “Inside Assad’s Syria”

By the time Martin Smith reached Syria this past summer, the war was already in its fifth year, but life in regime-controlled areas was still largely a mystery.

Iraq / War on Terror

Dispatch: Return to Baghdad

FRONTLINE producer Martin Smith, who made four films on Iraq, has just arrived in Baghdad after a long absence. He’s currently producing a film on the unfolding crisis in the country.

The Retirement Gamble

“The Retirement Gamble” Facing Us All

Retirement is big business in America, but is the system costing workers and retirees more than what they’re getting in return, asks FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith.



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