After Years in Guantanamo, Ex-Detainees Find Little Solace in Uruguay
One man’s story.
One man’s story.
Even ISIS’s opponents are hard men who understand terror.
What one sergeant says he saw before the alleged suicides of three detainees.
An Islamic State senior commander reveals the terror group’s origins.
An essay on PTSD.
A 2003 essay that foreshadows the emergence of the Islamic State a decade later – an insurgency incited by American policy in Iraq during the early days of the war.
When American and Iraqi soldiers were exposed to leftover chemical munitions from Saddam Hussein’s war against Iran, the Pentagon kept silent.
A couple’s only son is killed in Iraq.
The full text of a 20,000-word ebook on the interpreters who worked alongside American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their fates once they were no longer of service.
The life and death of Pat Tillman.
On the future of Iraq.
The fight to grant asylum to the translators who worked—and sometimes fought—alongside U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Embedded with a U.S. bomb squad in Baghdad.
The story that inspired The Hurt Locker.
A political history of Donald Rumsfeld.
Each soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan generated around 10 pounds of garbage per day. Most of that trash—along with used equipment and medical supplies and other wastes of war—was burned in open-air pits, emitting a toxic smoke that many soliders blame for their poor health today.
Jamie Leigh Jones’s story of gang-rape in Iraq changed the law to help victims, even though she might not have been one herself.
A year and a half with Candace Desmond-Woods, whose husband, and Iraq war veteran, suffers from PTSD and alcoholism.
The life and death of a reporter.
How a con man named James McCormick sold $38 million worth of phony bomb-detection devices to Iraqi authorities.
After being fired from both Nirvana and Soundgarden, Jason Everman joined the Special Forces.
After two tours in Iraq, the writer returns to a volatile region of Afghanistan as an embedded journalist.
An Iraq War veteran assuages his PTSD with bank heists.
On decorated sniper Chris Kyle and the troubled young veteran who took his life.
Born with spina bifida, Noor al-Zahra Haider entered the media spotlight in 2005 after U.S. troops arranged her life-saving surgery in America. This is what happened when she returned to Iraq.
A combat veteran trains to be a college football placekicker.