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Aaron Glantz is a print, radio and television journalist for The Center for Investigative Reporting. Aaron Glantz has visited Iraq over the first...

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What John McCain Should Know

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More than any other candidate for president, John McCain should know that peace talks can be stronger and smarter than bombs, that withdrawing American soldiers can be the best way to achieve stability, and that the best way to protect American troops is to bring them home from the war zone.

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American Veterans in Crisis

When young American men and women sign up to serve in our military, the government makes them a basic promise: If they are wounded in the line of duty, they will get the care they need. But for far too many, that’s a promise that only exists on paper—even months after the news emerged about American vets’ shameful treatment at U.S. military facilities.

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Letting Our Veterans Down

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The sorry state of care of American veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is not accidental. It’s on purpose. Since the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Bush administration has fought every effort to improve care for wounded and disabled veterans.

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Remembering Manny Babbitt

The Army has just launched a campaign to educate soldiers and officers about post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injuries.  Unfortunately, this relatively minor gesture of recognition that these two debilitating conditions need major attention comes too late for veterans like Manny Babbitt, whose nightmares didn’t end—even long after his tour of duty did.

Posted on Jul 17, 2007 READ MORE
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Aaron Glantz
Aaron Glantz

Aaron Glantz is a print, radio and television journalist for The Center for Investigative Reporting.

Aaron Glantz has visited Iraq over the first three years of the US occupation. His work from Iraq has also been syndicated to newspapers around the world by Inter Press News Service.

He is author of the San Francisco Chronicle best-selling book, How America Lost Iraq, (Penguin, 2005), which describes how the war turned to disaster from the perspective of the Iraqi people. His most recent book is “The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans.”

Aaron is a founding producer of Pacifica Radio’s national newscast, Free Speech Radio News. In the course of his work he has also reported from Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, South Korea, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, France, and Denmark.

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