New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Feb 21, 2010
A soldier returns safely after surviving sniper fire and roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the hypervigilance and suppressed emotions that kept him alive have taken a heavy toll. Jeremy P. wrote of his experiences for the Veterans Workshop, a New America Media writing project for military veterans.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 17, 2010
Lawyers for U.S. Army specialist Marc Hall, whose incendiary rap song landed him in the brig, are demanding that his trial take place in the United States, not Iraq.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 16, 2010
Christians in the Arab world who played an important role in developing pan-Arab movements in the 1950s and enriched its culture have serious concerns about their future in the Middle East. Iraqi Christians are fleeing persecution, while Egyptian Copts face discrimination.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 12, 2010
A U.S. Army Specialist wrote an angry rap to protest being kept past his enlistment commitment by the Defense Department. Now he faces court martial in the Middle East where his unit is based.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 01, 2010
NATO's hybrid plan for security in Afghanistan is rife with paradoxes. But it also has the reluctant support of various constituencies who are at odds with each other.