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Back to Af-Pak

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On January 7, 2010
David Axe and the folks at War is Boring have an ambitious journalistic project, and could use your assistance. If you have a chance, drop a quarter in the jar.

Murdering Journalists

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On June 28, 2009

This had slipped my mind, until I finally found it skulking in one of my Google Reader folders. Ralph Peters: Although it seems unthinkable now, future wars may require censorship, news blackouts and,

One Way, or Round Trip?

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On March 10, 2009

David Axe is headed back to Africa, and needs funds. This time, he’ll be covering USS Nashville’s “soft power” deployment. I’ve broadcast several of his appeals, as well

Blackwater-Blackfive Nexus

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On January 21, 2009

Now this, from David Axe, is a fascinating story: Susan Katz Keating posted a photo depicting, among others, “Uncle Jimbo” — one of the men behind the popular, and far-right, Blackfive blog —

CBS Spooked

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On January 2, 2009
Alex has an interesting story: I had an interesting experience with CBS after [the Dan Rather imbroglio], which may bear repeating. Quite suddenly, some time in the early summer of 2005, I was contacted by a CBS Correspondent, regarding the Viktor Bout-to-Iraq issue. We discussed it by e-mail; they read huge quantities of the blog […]

Two Calls for Donations

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On November 15, 2008

First, David Axe is heading to Africa to do some work on piracy. As far as I know, he’s not planning to become a pirate himself. This is important work, and since he’s an independent journ

Good journalism from the Washington Post (no snark edition)

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On September 12, 2008
Check out the headline and lede for this story: Palin Links Iraq to Sept. 11 In Talk to Troops in Alaska By Anne E.KornblutWashington Post Staff Writer Friday, September 12, 2008; Page A01FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska, Sept. 11 — Gov. Sarah Palin linked the war in Iraq with the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, telling an Iraq-bound […]
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