U.S. Republicans – Be Careful of al-Maliki’s Mistakes

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Survival of the GOP depends on diversity, whether they like it or not.

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.

Iraq Edges Towards Civil War Thanks to Post-Invasion Errors

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With ISIS wreaking havoc in major cities, the legacy of writing sectarian rifts into Iraq’s constitution is plain to see.

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.

The Final Captured American Soldier Has Been Released

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U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the final remaining captured American soldier, has been released (after five years in captivity) in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees.

Veterans Dying On Waiting List: What it Means

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses the latest VA crisis and what it means for veterans and the United States.

My Son Got Arrested But It’s Not His Fault

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Parents mean well when they call professors to offer excuses, but they end up revealing more than they intend.

Sergeant Major Bart Womack Examines a 2003 Embedded Enemy Attack and Honors Military Children Left Behind

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“From the moment I sat down to write this book, I immediately wanted to do something for the very young sons of our fallen.”

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.

Fleeing Iraq to Die in America: One Man’s Story

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Iraqi artist and special needs teacher came to America for a safer life.

Why Some War-Stressed Soldiers Cheat on Spouses

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses sex in the military and how the strains of war can lead to infidelity.

The Swift and Quiet Death of ‘Loyal Opposition’

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Here’s to wishing the Democratic opposition to Iraq took a page from Lindsey Graham’s playbook.

Soldiers Surprisingly Resilient to PTSD after Iraq and Afghanistan

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Studies show that troops in the UK have become more resilient to PTSD

What’s Going on With U.S. Veterans 2014? (Infographic)

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Discover some of the issues facing today’s veterans in this easily shareable infographic.

We Will Need Monuments Men For As Long As Ancient Sites Remain Battlefields

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Emma Cunliffe believes the “The Monument Men” film isn’t just representative of history; saving art and culture amidst war will be part of our future as well.

The Sound It Makes When It Takes A Man’s Life

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Award-winning war correspondent Shawn Rhodes shares what warriors taught him about men, fear and freedom.