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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...

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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.


Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


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...

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...

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...