Tag Archives: Iraq war

On writing and war—voices of veterans

This morning, instead of heading out for a longed-for run in that quiet half hour between the kids’ departure for school and the forward rush of my day, I sat down to glance at the Times and got swallowed up … Continue reading

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Addendum: War, suicide, aggression—hope (a gay politician, a veteran, and a president)

When I finally saw the film Milk earlier this summer, afterwards my thoughts kept returning to the stress placed on hope in the story, seemingly in a starkly different context from that of Iraq war veteran Brad Eifert (see my … Continue reading

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