Tag: Iraq War

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The Citizen-Soldier

“In some ways, joining the military is an act of faith in one’s country—an act of faith that the country will use your life well.”

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Where Did ISIS Come From? The Story Starts Here.

Paul Bremer was briefly the Bush administration’s point person in Iraq. His decisions would have lasting consequences.

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Pat Dollard’s War on Hollywood

He was just another coked-up agent (repping the likes of Steven Soderbergh) when he disappeared into Iraq, shooting heaps of footage he would attempt to package into a pro-war documentary. And that was just the beginning.

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The Manipulator

On Ahmad Chalabi, the con man who pushed America to war. Chalabi died on Tuesday at the age of 71.

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Daniel Wolfe Is Killing Himself Live on Facebook

The search for an Iraq veteran on the brink of suicide.

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At War in the Garden of Eden

Visiting with the Christian fighters defending Iraq’s Nineveh Plains.

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The Children of ISIS

Three siblings from Chicago ran away to become jihadis. Is it fair to try them as terrorists?

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Inside Baghdad's Brutal Battle Against ISIS

Even ISIS’s opponents are hard men who understand terror.

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To Live and Die in Gitmo

What one sergeant says he saw before the alleged suicides of three detainees.

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Isis: The Inside Story

An Islamic State senior commander reveals the terror group’s origins.

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In and Out of Time in Iraq

An essay on PTSD.