Gun Battle

Nick Russell on February 3rd, 2011

During the Vietnam War, and probably during every war since the first caveman threw the first spear at the guy in the next cave, there has been the truth as those far away perceived things, and the truth that the man on the ground experienced. More than once, during my time overseas, small skirmishes in […]

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Nick Russell on September 6th, 2010

Despite the August 31 deadline to end combat operations in Iraq, and President Obama’s declaration that the U.S. combat role had ended there, yesterday American troops found themselves in the middle of a gun battle, when insurgents attacked their base in Baghdad. Combat knows no calendar. According to an Associated Press news story, twelve people […]

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