This evening, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal both broke extraordinary news. Months ago, American intelligence officials concluded that during peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan, a Russian military intelligence group offered to Taliban-linked fighters bounties for killing American troops. They paid up, too, although it is unclear which of the twenty US deaths happened under the deal. But this wasn't breaking news for the National Security Council.
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- February 8, 2013In a 2009 Moyers Moment, the filmmaker describes coping with how the Vietnam War desensitized him to killing.
- October 5, 2012In June, Staff Sergeant Matthew S. Sitton emailed his congressman expressing concern about the conditions that he and his soldiers were serving in. In August, Sitton was killed by an IED.
- October 4, 2012 | Moyers & CompanyBill shares the story of a young US soldier killed in Afghanistan, arguing it's time our presidential candidates decisively address the price of our presence there.
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- July 27, 2012Find free online and phone resources for active-duty service members and veterans.