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Addressing Veteran Suicide Head-on: Q&A With Oscar Winner Ellen Goosenberg Kent

Joshua Kors | Posted 07.04.2016 | Politics
Joshua Kors

One number: 22. That's all it took to transform Ellen Goosenberg Kent from a filmmaker to a woman on a mission. "When I heard that 22 veterans are killing themselves every day, I thought: This is outrageous. That's almost one every hour. I had to do something," she said.

Tracers for a New Generation

John Densmore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
John Densmore

My generation was lied to by our leaders, and we lived in fear of being drafted, and some our buddies who were, didn't come back. I say all this because I, we, need to help shoulder what happened during that time. I suggest everyone, especially twenty-somethings, go see Tracers.

Pakistanis Say Taliban Commander Was Captured To UNDERMINE Afghan Peace Talks

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When American and Pakistani agents captured Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's operational commander, in the chaotic port city of Karachi last January...

Mr. 10%: Our Man in Islamabad

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Asif Ali Zardari became Pakistan's president thanks to political and financial support from the U.S. and Britain; in exchange, he's facilitated the U.S. war in Afghanistan. That deal is falling apart fast.

The Long, Slow Death of American Triumphalism

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Hollywood's products still rule the globe. Yet, in that international arena, American-style war, as in Iraq or Afghanistan, is a complete turn-off and real-world all-American triumph just doesn't fly anymore.