Tag: U.S. Military

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"I Just Wish for People to Give Me a Chance"

Omar Khadr was 15 when he was captured in Afghanistan in 2002. He was held in Guantanamo for years without charges. He was tortured. And earlier this month, after nearly 13 years behind bars, he was released on bail.

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How We’re Failing Our Female Veterans

From equipment that doesn’t fit to an ill-equipped VA medical system.

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The Killing of Osama bin Laden

“The White House still maintains that the mission was an all-American affair, and that the senior generals of Pakistan’s army and Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI) were not told of the raid in advance. This is false, as are many other elements of the Obama administration’s account.”

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The Scene of the Crime

A reporter returns to My Lai.

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The Lost Battalion

Searching for sanctuary with American war deserters.

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How the Killing of a Trans Filipina Woman Ignited An International Incident

Justice isn’t so easy to come by when an American soldier stationed abroad is accused of murder.

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Bad Lieutenant

A leading Guantanamo interrogator was once a Chicago police detective accused of police brutality.

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Send in the Weathermen

Inside the world of special operations weather technicians, “the Department of Defense’s only commando forecasters.”

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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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The Tragedy of the American Military

The United States fights wars it can’t win using soldiers it doesn’t know.

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A Road Trip Across America

Reporting on the “American Way of Life,” two years after the end of World War II.

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The Secret Casualties of Iraq’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons

When American and Iraqi soldiers were exposed to leftover chemical munitions from Saddam Hussein’s war against Iran, the Pentagon kept silent.