Army veteran and GMP favorite Dwight Gray shares a winning poem on war, socialization, and one boy’s path to soldierhood.
While one father buries his family, a young son salutes his fallen father. What do these pictures tell us about loss, parenting, and finding peace after the death of our most precious loved ones?
Luay Al Khatteeb can identify with the plight of refugees and with the countries struggling to provide for them. That doesn’t excuse us from helping.
Quentin Lucas found himself in the military, facing court martial, before he could begin to see what a ‘real man’ might be.
Endless occupations, big government, and the imperial theme—not easy topics for high schoolers. Teacher Jeremy McKeen shares his wish for his grown-up students off at war.
Having worked in Baghdad for the Constitutional Support Program, Sara Johnson-Steffey reflects on a moment in time while wondering – did we forget about Iraq? — I sometimes find myself remembering the sounds of Iraq. The call to prayer, five times daily, piercing the haze of the air, a tinny shriek of bad amplifiers resounding […]
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.
Sean Davis gives a haunting first-person account of the inhumanity (and the humanity) of war.
Despite being an unmitigated disaster for the country, the Middle East, and the Republican Party, many in the GOP still don’t think George W. Bush was wrong to decide to invade Iraq back in 2003.
David Eye offers a moment of horror and a moment of beauty at the airport.