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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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Emotions

                After reading the assigned readings and watching the movie I am more educated on how much soldiers go through in their emotions. Soldiers experience firsthand the loss of loved ones, friends, and other soldiers around them.  They not only … Continue reading

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Lacking that glory

Many people have read the article written by Nicholas Schmidle about the death of one of the most sought after terrorists, Osama Bin Laden. It is hard to argue that the article is not entertaining, after all, it is written … Continue reading

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Re-Evaluating Schmidle’s Article

Schmidle wrote an article in the New York Times about the navy seals that killed Osama bin Laden. Many criticized him in his writing because he did not have a first-hand account of the operation. His information came from second … Continue reading

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A Moral Justification of War

For class on Wednesday, please read President Obama’s speech on the occasion of his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize. To what extent does the film Restrepo inform your reading of the president’s speech (and vice versa)? Bookmark on Delicious … Continue reading

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Tim O’Brien: “How to Tell a True War Story”

“How to Tell a True War Story” by Tim O’Brien is a chapter from his book The Things They Carried.  The book is usually described as autobiographical fiction, and so there are moments when it is difficult to discern what genre … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note

To our readers, The following is an account of the events of and leading up to the May 1st assassination of Osama Bin Laden. This was a covert operation overseen by the American Governments Central Intelligence Agency. Information for this … Continue reading

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A Foreword from the Editor

To our readers, In the interest of journalistic integrity we at the New Yorker feel it is necessary to make sure you understand that this article is a dramatization of accounts of the SEALs. Although this article is based off … Continue reading

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To the readers

Dear readers, This is an extremely captivating article of the events that occurred on that May night.  Keep in mind when you are reading this article that the information he is giving us did not come directly from any of … Continue reading

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If We Could Have Just A Moment of Your Time…

To Our Dear Readers, While reading this gripping and well written story please keep in mind that, because of security and availability reasons, it is just that- a story. The depiction presented below should be appreciated with the knowledge that … Continue reading

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