When he was still scrambling through the brush and dust of Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, listening to his buddies’ frantic pleas for a medic,...
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Junger's film, Restrepo, is an eye-opening look at the war for viewers who know Afghanistan only from two-minute clips on cable, followed by hours of political analysis.
Head-shaking continues over President Hamid Karzai's behavior, including his emotional anti-West outbursts and threats to join the Taliban. He has been hung out to dry more times than I can count.
Previously published at Demagogues and Dictators
This week, US Forces withdrew from Afghanistan's Korengal Valley -- known more commonly to those who...
US troops leave the 'Valley of Death.' US forces have pulled out of the remote Korengal Valley in Afghanistan, an area that saw some of the "most inte...
Restrepo puts you in the boots of the soldiers who spent every day, for fifteen months, trying not to do anything to get one of their brothers killed as they counted the days before they could go home.
At first, I thought this photo of Spc. Taylor Jordan lifting weights in the Korengal Valley was published out of irony.
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