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WATCH: Military Dog Lost Leg Protecting Platoon

Posted 02.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

She is a military dog and the soldiers' best friend who lost her leg in battle. Lucca, an 8-year-old Belgian malinois served in Iraq and was on tour i...

David Wood

U.S. War Dead in Afghanistan Rise Past 2,000 As Long-Term Costs Of War Remain Unknown

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 10.02.2012 | World

They have often come in the form of a bright flash, a deafening thunderclap and a concussive blast wave that leaves the survivors dazed or unconscious...

David Wood

IED Blasts Spike In Afghanistan War As The Wounded Flow Home

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 07.26.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Roadside bombs in Afghanistan are taking a growing toll on American troops this summer as blasts from improvised explosive devices tear ...

David Wood

As Afghan War Enters Tenth Fighting Season, IED Casualties On The Rise

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Defusing Explosive Landscapes

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Denselow

IEDs are the ideal metaphor for the American-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Despite all its firepower and money, the US has been unable to defuse these weapons of the weak.