Author: Elliot Ackerman

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The Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act that Congress passed last year calls for a new monument on the Mall. Like the Vietnam Veterans... [Read More]
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NATO needs to change, but disparaging our allies won't do it. [Read More]
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The Army's proposal to restrict the military burial ground would ignore its true meaning. [Read More]
Joe Raedle/Getty There's a saying in the military, more of a cliché really: The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.... [Read More]
These candidates have put country above self before and are committing to do so again. Hopefully, they'll set an example for others in politics. [Read More]
These candidates have put country above self before and are committing to do so again. Hopefully, they'll set an example for others in politics. [Read More]
The author of "The Things They Carried" talks about the importance of the newest Ken Burns documentary, and how relevant the war is today. [Read More]
In what one observer called "weaponized" sexual harassment, members of a Facebook group called Marines United crowdsourced thousands of images of hundreds of naked servicewomen,... [Read More]
In what one observer called "weaponized" sexual harassment, members of a Facebook group called Marines United crowdsourced thousands of images of hundreds of naked servicewomen,... [Read More]
Esquire is the premier men's publication. [Read More]
Turkey is a Dictatorship Masquerading as a NATO Democracy « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas... [Read More]
"If they can feel at home in one of these distant capitals, I hope they can feel truly safe in the world." [Read More]
An excerpt from Elliot Ackerman's latest novel, a love story set along the Turkish-Syrian border amidst the ongoing civil war. [Read More]
An excerpt from Elliot Ackerman's latest novel, a love story set along the Turkish-Syrian border amidst the ongoing civil war. [Read More]
Elliot Ackerman's new novel Dark at the Crossing is about a man who escaped one conflict zone with his life, and now wants to break... [Read More]
Tags: Haris - Syria - Iraqi
On Thursday morning, at precisely 9:05 A.M., the Turkish Republic stood still. For sixty seconds, sirens wailed across Istanbul, ferry horns resounded along the Bosphorus,... [Read More]
Elliot Ackerman on the tensions in Turkey that have led to a coup attempt against Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. [Read More]
Turkey has weathered five successful military coups since the founding of the Republic, in 1923, and what happened on Friday, with soldiers surging against President... [Read More]
After last night's suicide attack at Istanbul's Atatürk International Airport, which killed forty-one people and injured more than two hundred others, a question kept nagging... [Read More]
When asked what it was like to fight in Fallujah, I have yet to come up with an explanation thats better than, Exactly like the... [Read More]
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