Don’t Get Buried Alive by Negativity: Staying Positive in a Dangerous World

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Jed Diamond looks at alternatives to negativity when life throws the biggest curveballs.

John Wayne And WWII

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Was John Wayne a coward? Rich Monetti has a look.

The Guy On My Couch

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My brother after the military.

2 Ways We Need to Redefine Masculinity in American Foreign Policy

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American foreign policy has long been governed by ideas of masculinity. Now it’s time to evaluate what that has meant for our nation – and how we should redefine “masculinity” in the future.

Sons of War: The Hidden Story Behind Brotherhood

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Two survivors of the war between Iraq and Iran were separated in the chaos by enemy lines, but were reunited more than twenty years later.

A Once Forgotten Iraq Stills Echoes

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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 […]

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.

When Does a War Truly End?

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Thomas Pluck believes that wars battle on until everyone touched by them is dead. And on and on they go.

The Breech

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

My Father, Ft. Bragg 1966

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John Tinseth looks back at his father’s odd A-Team going into Vietnam.

Daddy Why Do People Go to War?

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Are we asking the wrong questions in our search for an end to war?

Finding Home: Forced Migration in America and Beyond

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Thousands around the world are searching for refuge in light of being forced out of their homes by war, money and Mother Nature.

U.S. Soldiers Lip Sync ‘Call Me Maybe’

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Check out the versatility of our armed forces in this hilarious video.

A Century of Anzac – Drowned in Beer, Bogans and Patriotism?

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When it comes to war, few issues are as polarising as how we choose to remember the men who fought in them.