Posts tagged: War

Tony Blair delivers a speech at the National September 11 Memorial Museum Auditorium in New York City.Featuring: Tony Blair. Where: New York, New York, United States. When: 06 Oct 2015.

Tony Blair is ‘Baffled’ by Bernie Sanders

Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, says he is “baffled” by the rise of left-wing leaders¬†Bernie Sanders in the US and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in the UK. Blair’s …..

Pappy Boyington Was Born 99 Years Ago

If he’d waited a few days he could have been born on December 7th, Pearl Harbor Day. Which would have been fitting. 

Sebastian Junger is Giving Up Front-Line Reporting

“I’m not going to do any more front-line reporting, because I don’t want to put my wife through what I went through with Tim [Hetherington]… Tim’s death made war reporting feel like a selfish endeavor.”Sebastian Junger says he’s getting out of the game. 

The Dogs of War

Canine commandos: a photo essay.One went along on the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

The Secret Team That Killed Osama Bin Laden

An analysis of SEAL Team Six and its brethren.From Ghazi Air Base in Pakistan, the modified MH-60 helicopters made their way to the garrison suburb of Abbottabad, about 30 miles from the center of Islamabad. Aboard were Navy SEALs, flown across the border from Afghanistan, along with tactical signals, intelligence collectors, and navigators using highly classified hyperspectral imagers.