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Afghan War

Search and Destroy

The Pentagon’s losing battle against IEDs

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A Letter to Barack Obama

George McGovern in New Hampshire, 1972. © Constantine Manos/Magnum Photos   When President Franklin Roosevelt came into office in the depth of the Great Depression, he sought to stabilize and…

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Owned by the Army

Has the president lost control of his generals?

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Status Update

From a February 2010 Facebook chat between Christopher Winfield and his son Adam, an Army specialist with a Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Afghanistan. According to Army investigators, two more…

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Plight Simulator

Lines of dialogue from a test version of the First Person Cultural Trainer, a computer game developed by a research team at the University of Texas at Dallas. The game…

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The Master of Spin Boldak

Undercover with Afghanistan’s drug-trafficking border police

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The War We Can’t Win

By Andrew J. Bacevich, in the August 15 issue of Commonweal. Bacevich is a professor of international relations at Boston University and the author, most recently, of The Limits of…

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Human Quicksand

For the U.S. Army, a Crash Course in Cultural Studies

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