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Registering in Afghanistan

Douglas A. Wissing | Posted 04.02.2013 | World
Douglas A. Wissing

Any embed with American troops takes a spiraling nebula of approvals. Public affairs-savvy U.S. officers in today's Afghanistan are sticking to well-honed talking points. But for some reason, the Afghanistan Foreigner Registration Card is the thing that causes me the most anxiety.

The Story That Made Walter Cronkite Famous

Timothy Gay | Posted 07.07.2012 | Books
Timothy Gay

Walter Cronkite was an obscure wire service scribbler, just one of dozens of expatriate American journalists trying to describe the war against Hitler from bomb-ravaged London. Forty-eight hours later, he was instantly transformed into Walter Cronkite, Famous Correspondent.

For Reporter, No Doubt: 'I'd Use The Rifle If I Had To'

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

GANJGAL, Afghanistan -- Getting separated from the others may have been a blessing in disguise. As I lay in the dirt and rocks, the sharp needles ...

Death Photo Found Of Legendary War Journalist Ernie Pyle

AP | RICHARD PYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The figure in the photograph is clad in Army fatigues, boots and helmet, lying on his back in peaceful repose, folded hands holding a military cap. Ex...