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David Wood

What Obama And Romney Won't Say: The War In Afghanistan Goes On | David Wood | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Neither President Obama nor Mitt Romney will say it out loud, but the unpopular, 11-year war in Afghanistan is not drawing to a close. I...

3 U.S. Soldiers Killed In Latest Rogue Attack

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A man in an Afghan army uniform shot and killed three American service members on Friday morning in southern Afghanistan, t...

Unfriendly Friendly Fire

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


David Wood

Afghan War Casualties Remain High and Increasingly Severe | David Wood | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Despite official assertions of progress in Afghanistan, American battle casualties remain stubbornly high, and the severity of the physi...

David Wood

Afghanistan War's Enduring Legacy: A Surge In U.S. Troops Suffering Double And Triple Amputations | David Wood | Posted 07.30.2011 | World

American soldiers and Marines walking combat patrols in Afghanistan have suffered a surge of gruesome injuries, losing one or both legs and often thei...

David Wood

As Afghan War Enters Tenth Fighting Season, IED Casualties On The Rise | David Wood | Posted 07.10.2011 | World

Despite nearly a decade of costly and sometimes frantic struggle, the United States military has been unable to control the Afghan insurgents' most de...

Afghan War, US attitude

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Walter Reed Closure Begins; Wounded Warriors Surge

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

As a truly world class rehabilitation facility closes at Walter Reed, that facility is being replaced by fragmented and geographically separate facilities. Now care for our combat wounded is about to suffer further.

Afghan War Casualties: U.S. Military Deaths Hit 1,260

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As of Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at least 1,260 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in l...


Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Jarod Newlove Found: Second US Sailor's Body Recovered In Afghanistan

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The discovery of the body of a second U.S. sailor who vanished in Afghanistan last week only deepened the mystery of the me...

4 US Service Members Die In Afghan Attacks

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KABUL — Bombings and shootings killed 12 people across Afghanistan, including four American troops and three children, as President Barack Obama...

NATO: 6 Foreign Troops Killed In Afghan Fighting

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Six NATO service members, including three Americans, were killed in Afghanistan on Monday – the deadliest day for the internationa...

Missing US Soldier's Body Found In Afghan River

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Military divers have found the body of a U.S. paratrooper who disappeared last week along with another soldier as the two tried to retri...

Eight Americans Killed In Afghan Blast

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — A suicide bomber at a base in Afghanistan's volatile east killed eight CIA officers, Reuters reports: The attack is one of the most ambi...

3 US Troops Killed In Iraq: Military

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The U.S. death toll for April rose to 18, the military said Friday, making it the deadliest in seven months for American forces in Ira...

10 Reasons Jon Friedman Missed Lara Logan's Point

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jon Friedman disagrees with Lara Logan: American news shows are great, he says! He watches 'em and has no desire to blow his brains out, like Lara Log...

US Soldier Killed By Roadside Bomb

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed and five others wounded by roadside bombs northeast of Baghdad. A statemen...

CBS's Lara Logan Slams American Coverage Of Iraq War (VIDEO)

The Daily Show | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On last night's Daily Show, Lara Logan, CBS's Chief Foreign Correspondent, spoke out against the coverage of the Iraq War by the American press. At a...

Six Fallen US Soldiers, In The Words They Sent Home

New York Times | LIZETTE ALVAREZ and ANDREW W. LEHREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By the time Specialist Jerry Ryen King decided to write about his experiences in Iraq, the teen-age paratrooper had more to share than most other sold...

Bureaucrats' "Gross Mismanagement" Blamed For Hundreds Of Marines' Deaths

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of U.S. Marines have been killed or injured by roadside bombs in Iraq because Marine Corps bureaucrats refused an urgent r...

9 US Soldiers Killed In Iraq

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nine U.S. soldiers died in Iraq, the military said Monday, including seven in a vehicle accident during a prisoner transport in Baghdad, the U.S. comm...