This article originally appeared at www.tomdispatch.com Note to TomDispatch Readers: We have an interesting offer today and I’d like to give you the “Engelhardt guarantee” on it. When my kids were young and nervous about
This article originally published June 26, 2005 by The Sunday Boston Globe. Combat and Reconciliation A Vietnam vet returns to heal old wounds By Michael Uhl Black Virgin Mountain: A Return to Vietnam, By Larry Heinemann,
This article originally appeared at www.counterpunch.org If there’s one thing that unifies the nation in times of perpetual war it’s the pledge to “Support the Troops”. Between yellow ribbon magnets, patriotic anthems at
This article was originally published at nytimes.com written by Daniel P. Bolger. AS a senior commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, I lost 80 soldiers. Despite their sacrifices, and those of thousands more, all we have to show for
Originally posted on the New York Times by Benedict Carey Most veterans who had persistent post-traumatic stress a decade or more after serving in the Vietnam War have shown surprisingly little improvement since then, and a large
Originally posted on This Can’t Be Happening by John Grant Charging a man with murder in this place was like handing out speeding tickets in the Indy 500. – Apocalypse Now Over the past ten years, I’ve developed a
By Clare Hanrahan “The time for dissent is passed once the war is declared,” one Asheville resident recently wrote to a local paper. He echoed a sentiment of many who fear for the lives of loved ones in this coming war.
By Christopher C. Rushlau “I was a cook in a national guard engineer battalion on FOB Marez in Mosul from March to December 2004. The cooking was handled by Halliburton when we were on the FOB and the cooks supervised casual