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War in Iraq

War in Iraq

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Is Yemen the New Hot Spot for Terrorism Training?

New America Media, Q&A, Aaron Glantz, Dec 31, 2009

Reports that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the suspect accused of trying to blow up an airliner on Christmas Day, was trained in Yemen have raised the specter of further U.S. military involvement in that country. To get a better sense of whats going on in Yemen, NAM spoke with Jillian Schendler, author of the book, "Faith in Moderation: Islamist Parties in Jordan and Yemen."

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Flying While Black: New Face of Terrorism

New America Media, Commentary, Jasmyne A. Cannick, Dec 30, 2009

After the terrorism incident last week Americans obediently subject themselves to even longer lines and even more scrutiny while traveling through the nations airports, but the writer doesn't feel any safer.

Arab Media Grade Obama's Performance as Commander in Chief

New America Media, Q&A, Sandip Roy, Dec 29, 2009

As 2009 winds to a close with the President promising 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan, how is the Arab media grading Barack Obama on his first year in office? Jamal Dajani is Director of Middle East Programming for Link TV.

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Haunted by 40 Months in Iraq

New America Media, Commentary, Anonymous, Dec 20, 2009

A former Marine re-ups 24 years after his discharge and volunteers for four consecutive combat tours. Now hes at home fighting the war within.

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Terror in a Cloud of Dust

New America Media, Commentary, Chase Weston, Dec 10, 2009

A soldiers growing unease turns to horror when his convoy makes a calamitous detour. Chase Weston wrote this for the Veterans Workshop, a New America Media writing project for combat veterans.

Conduct Unbecoming of the U.S. Army

New America Media, Commentary, Anonymous, Dec 03, 2009

A soldier is betrayed first by her friend and comrade, then by her command. Anonymous recounts her determination to prevail over evil and indifference for the Veterans Workshop, a New America Media writing project for combat veterans.

Afghanistan Cant Wash Away Vietnam

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Dec 02, 2009

As President Obama sends more U.S. troops into Afghanistan, we must realize that the Vietnam syndrome cannot be kicked through acts of war. More soldiers and bombs and droids in the sky will never appease the haunting ghosts of the past. Quite the opposite. We are in the process of creating more ghosts to haunt future generations.

More Troops Wont End War in Afghanistan

New America Media, News Analysis, Mizgon Zahir, Dec 01, 2009

Tonight, President Barack Obama will announce his new strategy in Afghanistan, and previews of his speech indicate he is set to send 30,000 more U.S. troops into the country. But more troops won't end the war. Creating a different form of government might.

When Shadows Danced Under a Fading Red Star

New America Media, Commentary, Mikko Carranza, Nov 26, 2009

We have lost four Marines since this assault started on Halloween. Twelve more have been seriously injured. Back home, a civilian might live from paycheck to paycheck; I try to stay alive from holiday to holiday. I'm just trying to make it to Thanksgiving.

Afghan Insurgents Infiltrate Security Forces

Inter Press Service, News Report, Lal Aqa Sherin, Nov 25, 2009

Recent attacks on Afghan, British and U.S. soldiers were carried out by Taliban fighters who infiltrated the Afghan police force. The problem may be poor screening of recruits.

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