Will Congress Vote to Authorize Airstrikes in Iraq?

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Unfortunately for us, Congress is refusing to grapple with the current crisis in Iraq and Syria.

I’m Never Wrong. Nope. Never.

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The Rev. Neil O’Farrell wonders why public officials find it impossible to say “I’m sorry” or “I was wrong.”

Green Berets in Iraq: “Our boots will not touch the ground. You just watch.”

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Immediately prior to their recent deployment in Iraq, the Green Berets were awarded their BJJ black belts from Grandmaster Hener Seagull.

The Limits Of American Power

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The current chaos in Iraq shows how limited American military power can be at times, and how big of a mistake the war really was.

Even Oil Companies Agree: Climate Change Is Already Happening

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A new study shows that climate change isn’t a problem for future generations, it’s a problem affecting us right now.

If You Like Your Plan, You Couldn’t Keep It Anyway

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All those stories about Obamacare canceling millions of insurance plans turned out to be mostly hype.

For The First Time In Years, There Were No US Military Combat Deaths In March

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Last month marked the first time in over a decade that we saw zero fatalities among US troops in combat.

War. What Is It Good For? Still Absolutely Nothing.

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Marines who fought at the battle for Fallujah are now wondering if they fought in vain. Which prompts Michael Kasdan to seek an answer to the question of what war is really good for.

The Top 5 War & Veterans Articles of 2013

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Our top 5 war and veterans articles of 2013.

My Dad: Vietnam Veteran & Man in the 21st Century

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Sara Freeman interviews her father about his military experiences and about being a man in the 21st century.

What the Veterans of the Iraq War Deserve

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Today is Veterans Day, on this day let us not forget the Iraq War.

Soldiers and PTSD, Part 1: Going Vegan

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How Veganism Helped One Soldier with PTSD.

The Breech

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Sean Davis gives a haunting first-person account of the inhumanity (and the humanity) of war.

How to Be a Standup Comedian

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Michael Anthony is an Iraq War veteran, writer, and standup comedian. Here, he takes you through a typical performance.

Of Chemical Weapons and Poetry

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Syria’s a hot mess right now, and that’s often where poetry grows best.

Torture Victims Sued By Torturers. Seriously.

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Truth is stranger than fiction, and more depressing.