Veterans Running for Office Need to Watch Their Language

Jul 24, 2019

A few weeks ago, one of the many campaign fundraising emails in my inbox caught my eye. This one was from Martha McSally, a retired Air Force colonel from Arizona whose work in Congress, especially on the issue of military sexual assault, I respect. In the middle of the email is a large button that...

A Dereliction of Duty: Homeless Veterans in America

Jun 05, 2014

US government efforts to help homeless veterans in America are not enough. When I first began grappling with homelessness issues in my local community quite a number of years ago, Dave, then-director of the local homeless shelter in our small town, told me a story that illustrates some of the...

IDF Veterans: “It’s Mostly Punishment…” (Part 2/2)

Dec 11, 2012

Oded Na'aman, the founder of Breaking the Silence, presents testimonies by veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces from Gaza and the Occupied Territories. This is the final part. Read part one here. [The testimonies by Israeli veterans that follow are taken from 145 collected by the...

IDF Veterans: “It’s Mostly Punishment…” (Part 1/2)

Dec 11, 2012

Oded Na'aman, the founder of Breaking the Silence, presents testimonies by veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces from Gaza and the Occupied Territories. This is the first of two parts. “There is no country on Earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its...