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Thursday, May 9 2013

‘Napalm: An American Biography’ Is Insanely Readable

There is no bias here, no leftist or conservative agenda. This is simply an exhaustive history of napalm, from its beginnings as kind of a scientific puzzle for technocrats to one of the most widely despised symbols of war.


Wednesday, May 4 2011

Once More Unto the Breach: What Do People See in Sabaton?

Sabaton's strange combination of metal style (power), subject matter (depictions of real war events), image (everyone clad in snow camouflage), and stage presence (goofily jumping around like they're Kiss without make-up), was just too much to bear.


Monday, February 7 2011

‘Prophets of War’: The Real Halliburton

William D. Hartung’s Lockheed Martin exposé uncovers reams of data about the company’s vast scope of influence, but doesn’t make the argument why this should be frightening.


Thursday, December 17 2009

Best Actor: Ben Foster Delivers in ‘The Messenger’

This year's best independent film happens to contain three of the year's finest performances. The unlikely trio of Samantha Morton, Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster shine in this war-themed drama.


Monday, October 26 2009

The Navy bla bla bla…but not charged with a hate crime.

Forced retirement is a lot better off than the dishonorable discharge many face under DADT, and the gap in pay and benefits is huge.


Friday, June 22 2007

Gay veterans lobby for change in military policy


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