The effort to keep fuel flowing for the American military has led to questionable alliances in Kyrgyzstan and allegations of corruption entangling the US government.
Chuck Luther is the latest victim of the military willfully misdiagnosing injured soldiers with a “pre-existing” personality disorder — and discharging them without the health benefits they desperately need.
A private memo from lobbying powerhouse Patton Boggs reveals that a Pentagon contractor currently under Congressional investigation has sought to influence U.S. policy in Afghanistan.
Defense contractors in Afghanistan use federal funds to pay off suspected insurgents not to attack US supply convoys. And this payola may be a major source of funds for the Taliban.
In pursuit of alleged terrorists, abuse of secrecy and detention rules by federal prosecutors has compromised basic principles of American justice.
Dissent in the military is most associated with draftees during Vietman, but in today’s “all-volunteer military” acts of refusal and resistance are on the rise.
The first major investigation of Iraq’s Special Operations Forces, the largest special forces outfit ever built by the United States, which functions with near total impunity.
With the military loosening its regulations, neo-Nazis are joining its ranks in higher numbers, hoping to gain the skills to fight a domestic race war.
Hardship and trauma mark the lives of 2 million Iraqis — more than a sixth of the population — forced into exile since the American invasion in 2003.
The U.S. military strategy of allying with Sunni militias was credited with improved security in parts of Iraq. But at what cost?
This is a collection of eight photographic essays on the lives of Americans who have been profoundly affected by the Iraq War.
The burden of proof rests on injured vets to show their wounds are “service-connected” before they can access benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Are the new wave of public school military academies a veiled attempt to recruit American youth to fight unpopular wars?
Hedges and Al-Arian’s investigation into U.S. atrocities in Iraq becomes a full-length book from Nation Books.
Internal memos and court documents show the prosecutors involved with the military commissions view the process to be dangerously politicized.
A paramedic for a defense contractor in Iraq was brutally gang raped by a US soldier and a KBR employee. Then KBR tried to silence her.
Iran’s influence in Iraq is staggering, from the political leadership to the insurgency. But the US is looking the other way.
A Taliban commander explains how Bush administration aid to Pakistan helps fund insurgents who kill U.S. troops.
An unrelenting look at the life and politics of Ahmad Chalabi – the man who helped push America into invading Iraq.
Marines with PTSD tend to go untreated by the Corps, developing depression and substance abuse problems. When this leads to charges of misconduct, many end up jailed or discharged without badly needed benefits.