War & Veterans


Neoconservative Wolves Dressed In Never-Trumper Clothing--The American Conservative, 8/10/20

Gaslighting Nobody, the Blog Struggles for Primacy, The American Conservative, 6/24/20

When it comes to the VA, do veterans really have a choice? The American Conservative, 4/18/20

West Point Prof Pens Blistering Take Down of West Point, The American Conservative, 2/17/20

From Boeing to E-Ring: Shanahan is Industrys Man in the Pentagon--The American Conservative--5/14/19

Ten Years Gone: Iraq and Afghanistan Vets on What It All Meant--The American Conservative--11/9/18

Vets Cheer as VA, DoD Take a Beating at Burn Pits Hearing---The American Conservative--6/8/18

F-35 Success: Real or Imagined? ---The American Conservative magazine --11/17/17

Afghan Soldiers Went AWOL in U.S. For Years-- The American Conservative -- 10/30/17

Bowe Bergdahl Was 'Guilty' All Along -- The American Conservative -- 10/17/17

Is Tom Cotton's Inner Realist Struggling to Get Out? -- The American Conservative magazine -- 9/21/17

Nikki Haley Debuts Trump Case for Ending Iran Nuke Deal -- The American Conservative -- 9/6/17

Chinese Troops Moving Next Door to U.S. Base in Horn of Africa -- The American Conservative -- 7/24/17

Dr. Strangelove and the Los Alamos Nuclear Fiasco -- 7/13/17-- The American Conservative magazine

How Saudi Arabia tricked American veterans -- The American Conservative magazine -- 4/27/17

What Trump's Afghanistan War policy will probably look like -- The American Conservative -- 2/14/17

With Trump in office can Bowe Bergdahl get a fair trial? -- The American Conservative -- 1/24/17

Trump and Israel -- The American Conservative -- 1/18/17

Is Civilian Control of the Military in Jeopardy? -- The American Conservative -- 12/21/16

'Mafia Fighter' Chuck Myers was Pentagon watchdog, unsung hero of close air support -- The American Conservative -- 12/1/16

Do you know how many contractors are in Afghanistan, Iraq ...Syria? -- The American Conservative -- 10/25/16/

The Return of Torture: CIA and Congress oppose Trumps push but the public may not -- The American Conservative -- 9/28/16

The Veeps on War: They are both hawkish -- The American Conservative -- 9/14/16

Hillary Clinton's national security team-in-waiting has Syria war plans -- The American Conservative -- 8/16/16

Fallujah in Ruins -- The American Conservative -- 7/14/16

The Military Industrial Election -- The American Conservative --7/6/16

Will Women Dodge the Draft? Pentagon joins political debate over women in Selective Service -- The American Conservative -- 5/26/16

When Money Cannot Buy An Army: Billions Spent on Afghanistan Potemkin Village -- The American Conservative -- 1/20/16

Stigma of the 'damaged veteran' a barrier to treatment, as suicides claim more US troops -- Foxnews.com -- 1/19/16

The Cult of Air Power Will Not Destroy ISIS -- The American Conservative -- 12/17/15

Critics try, but fail to kill $1 billion weapons deal for Saudi Arabia -- Foxnews.com -- 12/12/15

The Obama Guantanamo Challenge -- The American Conservative -- 12/1/15

Given another chance: Alternative courts help returning vets in trouble with the law -- Foxnews.com -- 11/11/15

Pentagon reportedly suspends missile defense program behind runaway blimp -- Foxnews.com -- 11/4/15

New VA scandals call into question agency's ability to clean house -- Foxnews.com -- 4/17/15

VA program to provide private care stumbling out of the gate -- Foxnews.com -- 3/13/15

The DEA strands veterans -- The American Conservative -- 3/6/15

A Blackwater World Order: The privatization of U.S wars swells the ranks of armies for hire -- The American Conservative -- 2/6/15

The Military Industrial Candidate: what President Hillary Clinton would mean for the defense establishment -- The American Conservative -- 11/20/14

John Nagl returns: COIN failed its way to popularity before, but its biggest champion won't give up --The American Conservative -- 10/31/14

The Iraqi Army Never Was - The American Conservative magazine -- 10/9/14

How oil rules Iraq -- The American Conservative magazine -- 8/28/14

Iraq Vets Ask: Was It Worth It? -- The American Conservative -- 6/27/14

Afghanistan election: Will country turn the page, or descend into chaos? -- Foxnews.com -- 6/8/14

Veterans of the Burn Pits: vets still waiting for VA registry -- The American Conservative -- 5/2/14

Scrap Heap of War: Billions in equipment being left behind in Afghanistan -- FOXNews.com -- 4/4/14

Lessons from a Surge Skeptic -- The American Conservative magazine -- 3/7/14

'Windfalls of war': Companies with spotty records making billions off Afghanistan -- FoxNews.com -- 2/20/14

How a Careerist Culture Leads to Military Scandals -- The American Conservative Magazine -- 2/18/14

Chuck Hagel: the Pentagon's Invisible Man? -- The American Conservative Magazine -- 1/23/14

Why the 'Warthog' Matters, or, A Turf Battle Amid Sequestration -- The American Conservative Magazine -- 11/29/13

The Military's Prescription Drug Addiction -- The American Conservative Magazine -- 10/3/13

Surviving War, Falling to Suicide: Brain injuries, post-traumatic stress, and depression are as hazardous as any battlefield -- The American Conservative -- 1/1/13

VA Resists Registry for Victims of Iraq/Afghanistan Burn Pits - The American Conservative --10/15/12

Once-Censored WWII Film Smashes Cliches -- The American Conservative -- 5/30/12

It's real! Navy test-fires first working prototype railgun -- FOXNews.com -- 2/28/12

Slowly, Toxic Vets Get Recognition -- Antiwar.com -- Feb. 7, 2012

Truth Emerges About IED Carnage -- Antiwar.com (opinion) -- August 2, 2011

DoD Dodges Deadly Dust -- Antiwar.com -- 5/24/11

40-years of the "Fighter Mafia": Informal military group of subversives for reform -- The American Conservative Magazine -- 9/20/13

Col. Gian Gentile Talks COIN and 'Savior Generals," in His New Book -- The American Conservative Magazine -- 8/22/13

Our Afghanistan Wasteland: Why we are leaving $7B in Military Gear Behind -- Antiwar.com -- 7/11/13

VA Whistleblower Ignites Firestorm Over Vets Illnesses -- American Conservative Magazine -- 5/10/13

Nick Turse, Exhuming Vietnam: An interview with the author of 'Kill Anything That Moves'-- Antiwar.com -- 3/5/13

The Sad Truth About Gitmo -- The American Conservative Magazine -- 2/7/13

The Babies will Haunt Us -- Antiwar.com -- 12/18/12

Gitmos Prying Eyes:The Defense Department wages war on attorney-client privilege -- The American Conservative Magazine -- February 2012

Poisoned Generation:For Iraq's Children, the War in Not Over -- Cover: The American Conservative -- April 2011

Scientists Break World Record With Futuristic Free-Electron Laser -- FOXNews.com -- 2/20/11

National Guard: Next Generation -- Homeland Security Today -- 9/24/10

Killer Cocktail: PTSD and your local police -- Antiwar.com -- 4/27/10

Spinning out of control: The Pentagon propaganda plan to win hearts and minds -- of Americans -- The American Conservative -- January 2010

The Taliban Toll: How American taxpayer dollars are being used to fund our Afghan enemies -- The American Conservative Magazine -- Nov. 1, 2009

On TV: Vlahos on the "civilian surge" in Afghanistan -- Russia Today -- 9/18/09

Burn Victims: Toxic exposure torments soldiers long after their tours end -- The American Conservative Magazine -- October 2009

One-Sided COIN: The Military Industrial Complex Surges Washington -- The American Conservative Magazine -- August 2009

Burn Victims: Toxic exposure torments soldiers long after their tours end -- The American Conservative Magazine -- October 2009

'X-File' Vet May Be Link To Burn-Pit Truth -- Antiwar.com -- 6/30/09

Opinion: Sick Veterans Demand Answers -- Antiwar.com -- 4/23/09

Shinseki to Enter Veterans Affairs With Daunting Task of Job Creation for Soldiers -- FOXNews.com -- Jan. 13

Women at War: The strain of Iraq forced the shock integration of women into the military -- The American Conservative -- April 2008

The Hidden Wounds of War -- The American Conservative Magazine -- July 2007

Big Law Firms Represent Service Members Navigating VA Disability System --FOXNews.com -- 6/12/07

Concerns Mount Over Waiting Lists at VA Mental Health Centers -- FOXNews.com - 2/13/07

Soldiers' Lives Saved But Injuries Persist Long After Battle -- FOXNews.com - 11/28/06

Vets' Mental Health Needs Intensify --FOXNews.com -- 4/4/06

Veterans Eye Seats in Congress -- FOXNews.com -- 9/6/05

Iraq War Takes Toll on GIs' Mental Health -- FOXNews.com -- 9/25/04


Why Muqtada al-Sadr Haunts the White House -- Antiwar.com -- 8/31/10

Vlahos on Russia Today TV: the Iraq combat troop withdrawal -- 8/31/10

Opinion: 'March of Freedom' a Trail of Tears -- Antiwar.com -- 5/21/09

Iraqis Appear to Play Out Election Clock in Deal on U.S. Troops Status -- FOXNews.com -- 10/20/08

Innocents Lost: Refugees of the war we waged turn to prostitution to survive -- The American Conservative (PDF) -- August 2008

Admitting Failure: Lowering Standards to Man the Surge -- The American Conservative -- June 2008

Hired Guns: While the volunteer Army struggles, the business of war booms -- The American Conservative -- November 2007

U.S. Embassy in Baghdad Not Yet Finished But Ready to Grow -- FOXNews.com - 6/4/07

'Victory' in Iraq Proves an Elusive Pursuit -FOXNews.com - 5/4/07

Uneasy Peace Leaves Intentions of Mahdi Army in Question -- FOXNews.com -- 3/27/07

Former Officers Warn 'Surge' in Iraq Could Place Fatal Strain on U.S. Military --FOXNews.com -- 1/3/07

Iraq Study Group: Blessing or Curse for Bush Administration? -- FOXNews.com -- 11/3/06

Burdensome Weight of Unity Could Force Iraq Break-Up: FOXNews.com -- 9/20/06

War on Terror

Musharraf's Survival in Pakistan Election Insures Ally With Questionable Sway --FOXNews.com -- 4/16/07

Lawmakers Weigh Involvement in Somalia's Future -- FOXNews.com -- 1/22/07

Radical Islamic Groups Exploit Internet for Jihad --FOXNews.com -- 12/21/06

Recent Violence Raises Concern About U.S. Role in Somalia -- FOXNews.com -- 6/6/06