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Upon Further Review…

After reading Tim O’Brien’s “How to Write a True War Story” and watching Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington’s documentary “Restrepo” My view of Schmidle’s article pertaining to the killing of Osama Bin Laden has not changed much. Junger and Hetherington’s … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note

Dear Reader, This article is a dramatic, narrative account, and does not necessarily display the views, thoughts, and beliefs of the twenty-three Navy SEALs. Information for this article was gathered through interviews with people in connection with the operation and/or … Continue reading

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High-Risk Travel

When Masha Hamilton told people that she would be going to Afghanistan in 2004, people reacted with concern. People urged her not to go to such a dangerous place, especially when she had children still at home. Masha went despite … Continue reading

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How do we teach memories?

After reading David Wallace’s essay “The View from Mrs. Thompson’s House”, I got to think about what I remember from September 11th, 2001 and the days following. I was surprised that I do not remember very much. I remember the … Continue reading

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Advanced Imaging Technology

On Monday the 10th, our Y:1 class went to see Don Goodrich of the Peter M. Goodrich Memorial Foundation speak in the FAC theatre. During his speech, he said something about how he did not mind being patted down, etc. … Continue reading

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Am I a Good Person?

Often times people are surprised to find out that I have never been to a church service before and was raised in a relatively non-religious household. My family celebrated the main Christian holidays (Christmas and Easter) but never in religious … Continue reading

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The Normality of being Dishonorable

The events at Abu Ghraib were undoubtedly humiliating and disgusting to many Americans. The photographs captured our “honorable” men and women of the U.S military doing “dishonorable” acts. It came as a shock to many because our military is supposed … Continue reading

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Metz Diagram Group 3

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Reflective Essay on Beyond Fundamentalism

Technology, interconnectedness, ideas, and diversity–of all the things globalization has done for us, global terrorism is one I can not appreciate. Growing up in the information boom, with the creation of internet available and useful to the public, and the … Continue reading

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Chapter 6; Group 3

Joerger: Deterritorialized “They seek a deterritorialized identity to match the deterritorialized world in which they live in.” Deterritorialized is basically equivalent to the word “globalized”. Deterritorialized means boundaries have been erased, and it is possible for the idea, such as … Continue reading

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