Live from Iraq


By Stewart Nusbaumer

Surviving in Mosul Stuggling to survive after a horrific explosion.

Street Without Joy
Will Bush’s surge secure Baghdad’s bloodiest block?

Good Morning, al-Adhamiya
In one of Baghdad's most dangerous neighborhoods.

Squiring Out Of Baghdad
Is the surge ending or dispersing the insurgency?

With PTT in Heet
A Marine unit training and equipping the Iraq Police.

Embed in Trouble
What is a journalist to do with attacked by a U.S. Army biggie? Go to the bigger?

Four Days in Dulab
In a small, dangerous town in the most violent province in Iraq.


 

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Category: Articles & Essays

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  Articles & Essays: Embed Journalist in Trouble
 
  What is a journalist to do when attacked by a U.S. Army biggie? Go to the bigger?
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Barstool Patriotism
 
  First Chickenhawks and now Barstool patriots, both demand that other Americans die and be maimed for their phony patriotism.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: The War in Journalism
 
  In American journalism, there is Mainstream Journalism and there is Internet Journalism, and they agree on nothing.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: The Costs of War at Walter Reed
 
  Inside Walter Reed Army Hospital is the horrible reality of the Iraq War, a reality that few Americans see, and fewer want to see.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: History Lesson For Military Superpower
 
  Opponents fight one type of war, our military fights another type of war, there is a military stalemate and eventually the U.S. returns home. Is anyone learning anything?
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Crossing the Line to Save Lives
 
  At the White House 370 patriotic Americans walked around the barrier, sat on the pavement, and were carried off to jail.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Media Flounders As Antiwar Movement Grows
 
  Mainstream media shows ineptness and irrelevance at the antiwar demonstration in Washington.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: What Money Can't Buy
 
  Money is of little value when ignoring the value of history; our expensive military is ineffective because it ignores the lessons of history.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: "Street Fighting Man" Wimps Out
 
  Faced with right-wing criticism and a potential miniscule dent in profits, the Rolling Stones clammed up and pocketed the mega-bucks.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Who Needs History? George Bush!
 
  Arrogance breeds disdain for history which guarantees failure, as George Bush is proving with his disaster in Iraq.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Karl Rove's War Against Cindy Sheehan
 
  To slander opponents so their political positions are discredited -- Karl Rove's doctrine has been immensely effective in defeating Bush's challengers; will it now be effective in defeating grieving mother Cindy Sheehan?
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Military Draft or Latte Cafe?
 
  The military is desperate because there are not enough recruits. Will the Bush Administration be forced to bring back the draft? You've got to be joking.
By Stewart Nusbuamer
 

  Articles & Essays: "Why Us," Ohioans Ask
 
  Ohioans are asking why their troops are dying in such large numbers; the answer is closer to home than most realize.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Losing in Iraq
 
  The Bush Administration wanted a short conventional war with a glorious victory; they have a drawn-out guerrilla war and an approaching humiliating defeat.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Goodbye, Gonzo
 
  Hunter Thompson is gone, long live the Gonzo Spirit.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: The Politics in the Super Bowl
 
  The Super Bowl may have been about football, but it was also about something much more important.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: A Nation Rocked to Sleep
 
  Neocons drive the nation toward ruin, Iraqi guerrillas kill our soldiers, veterans are ignored, and Americans fall asleep.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: How To Bring The Troops Home
 
  There is a simple, fast way to bring our troops home from Iraq. Will you support the way to peace?
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Republicans Ax Veterans' Strongest Supporter
 
  With the election over and Bush victorious, the Republican leadership sacks the Congressman who has been veterans' staunchest supporter.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Where Antiwar Protesters Should Not Protest
 
  Antiwar protesters need to be careful where they demonstrate; otherwise, they will send the wrong message and alienate the wrong people.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Fudging Military Support for Iraq War
 
  While Americans are withdrawing support for the Iraq War, military personnel remain strongly supportive of the war. Or do they?
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: The Jungle In The Desert
 
  We never learned why we lost the Vietnam War, and now we're losing another Asian War.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Why Kerry Is Now Losing
 
  John Kerry was ahead in the polls, it was looking good, suddenly everything changed. Can Kerry regain the lead?
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Boots of Death and Words of Outrage
 
  While George Bush and the Republican Party ignore our war dead, a group of antiwar veterans and grieving parents remember and wonder: why are Americans not speaking out?
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Bush's Mountain of a Problem
 
  George Bush wants to turn Nevada into the nation’s nuclear waste dump; John Kerry disagrees. And Nevadans are switching their support from Bush to Kerry.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: The Republican War Against Vietnam Veterans
 
  First John McCain, then Max Cleland, now John Kerry: the Republican attack machine says Vietnam veterans are crazy and are frauds.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Swing States: The Battle for the Few
 
  With most voters and states committed to Bush or to Kerry, the battle for the presidency will be decided by only a few voters in a few swing states.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: The All-Volunteer Illusion
 
  First a crooked draft, then a cunning economic draft, and now an obscene mercenary force. Why can't America devise a fair, equitable system to recruit its soldiers?
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: Veterans' Alliance Endorses Kerry
 
  In the heartland of America, military veterans launch a campaign to defeat George Bush, charging that the president has made America less secure and has cut veterans' programs.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

  Articles & Essays: The Center Turning Against Bush's War
 
  In Kansas, inside the centermost bar in America, there is talk about their dying prairie, there is fear of Wal-Mart, and there is diminishing support for the war in Iraq.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
 

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  Live from Kabul


By Stewart Nusbaumer

On the Road to Kabul
Is Afghanistan progressing and becoming more stable -- or slipping back into civil war?

The Morning the Apple Exploded
An inside view of an Afghanistan beginning to explode, one apple at a time.

The Kabul Rumble
There are many dangers in Afghanistan, but one is seldom mentioned.

"Every Missile Was a Painkiller"
Afghanistan is an enigma wrapped in pain with a future that is anyone’s guess.

Kabul Erupts in Gunfire
A spark becomes a riot and Stewart is surrounded by gunfire.

Bombed in Afghanistan
With reality confusing and fear rising, illusions are manufactured as fast as drinks can be consumed.

Unfinished Business
Defeat in Iraq would be a humiliation, defeat in Afghanistan could be a real threat.

A Diffferent Fireworks
On the 4th of July in Kabul there was a different type of fireworks.

Where Did The Dough Go?
Billions have been donated for the reconstruction of Afghanistan, so where did the money go?

On The Edge
It's simple why we're not winning the hearts and minds of Afghans and nation-building is a diaster.

 

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  Live from China

By Stewart Nusbaumer

China

Astounded in China
China’s development is stunning and its power is growing quickly; will America become a lapdog for the Asian dragon?

Bombed in Beijing
Yes China’s development is stunning, but not as stunning as the Goddess of Tiananmen Square.

Enigma or Bomb?
It's a weird world with weird Americans making it hard to tell what is really real.

Tongue-Tied & Stomach Pumped
While their language tells us about Chinese society, their cuisine tells us about a very dirty political secret.

Drinking & Driving
Driving in China teaches you to appreciate airplanes; drinking the booze will probably turn you into a tea drinker.

Sexpots Galore
When sex merges with politics, the Big Dog authorities never win.

 

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