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Why Protest?new

Reporter Casey Fabris talks drone protesters who come to Hancock Field month after month to object to a technology they say makes the ugliness of war too tolerable.
Syracuse New Times  |  Casey Fabris  |  01-12-2015  |  War

Vermont Not Immune to Police Militarizationnew

The Pentagon is stocking Vermont with tools of war.
Seven Days  |  Mark Davis  |  11-26-2014  |  War

Toward what end? Obama's ISIS policynew

I don't like where this is headed. I don't like it at all. It's been 13 years since 9/11, and in spite of the blood spilled and the money spent in Iraq and Afghanistan, by this country and others, we have by no means wiped out the threat of terrorism.
City Newspaper  |  Mary Anna Towler  |  09-18-2014  |  War

'Transition has been Hell'new

On average, 22 veterans kill themselves in this country every day. On Jan. 18, one of them was my friend Chris. This is his story.
Maui Time  |  Anthony Pignataro  |  05-22-2014  |  War

Considering the Syrian Crisis: Legacy of Warnew

We are responsible for every bomb ordered and ultimately dropped on an innocent in a foreign land.
NUVO  |  Gena Martinez  |  09-06-2013  |  War

Agencies Struggle to Help Returning Soldiersnew

For returning soldiers, the next battle is on the homefront.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  09-06-2013  |  War

Collateral Damage: Veterans Wrestle with the Aftermath of Warnew

Despite having no military base nearby, nearly 20,000 veterans call Buncombe County home — giving it the sixth-largest veteran population in North Carolina.
Mountain Xpress  |  Caitlin Byrd  |  08-21-2013  |  War

The Battles After Warnew

One woman's struggle for a PTSD diagnosis and how a now-suspended veterans program helped her.
Boulder Weekly  |  Elizabeth Miller  |  05-24-2013  |  War

One Officer's Struggle with the Texas Air National Guardnew

The Texas Air National Guard decides to step in the middle of an officer's private business, tossing him after he dates an about-to-be-divorced woman.
Houston Press  |  Casey Michel  |  05-22-2013  |  War

Texas Marine Corps Vet Still Awaiting Trialnew

The U.S. Marine Corps looked the other way when 27-year-old sniper Adan Castañeda attempted suicide while enlisted. Despite Castañeda's increasingly serious outbursts at home once discharged, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs routinely ignored his mental health issues, bouncing him from crisis to crisis.
San Antonio Current  |  Michael Barajas  |  05-22-2013  |  War

We Are All Soviets Now

Sure, all rules are arbitrary. But once you start breaking your own rules, you undermine the basis of legitimacy for the system you’ve created and hope to perpetuate. If we go back to the basis of nationhood – you have a right to exist if you can carve out borders, defend them, and repel invaders – we unwind the world order that has been in place for nearly half a millennium.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  05-06-2013  |  War

If We Learn Geography, the Terrorists Have Won

Why do people blow up our embassies, bomb our ships, fly planes into our buildings, (try to) blow up their shoes and their underwear? They do it (partly) because we can't imagine why anyone would do such a thing.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  04-24-2013  |  War

The Chechen Connection

Why might a Chechen resent the United States?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  04-22-2013  |  War

10 years after the Iraq warnew

Too many funerals, too many families destroyed, too few happy homecomings.
INDY Week  |  Jeremy M. Lange  |  03-27-2013  |  War

The Quagmire Pattern

Ten Years into the Iraq War, the U.S. Repeats in Syria.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  03-21-2013  |  War

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