Staff / TruthdigMar 3, 2007
A raid in the Pakistani city of Quetta early this week reportedly resulted in the capture of Taliban Defense Minister Mullah Obaidullah Akhund and other suspects. Officials said the arrest occurred as Vice President Dick Cheney was passing through the country's southwestern region. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Stan Goff / TruthdigOct 4, 2006
Author Stan Goff, a retired 26-year veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, sounds a warning call that many of the historical precursors of fascism -- white supremacy, militarization of culture, vigilantism, masculine fear of female power, xenophobia and economic destabilization -- are ascendant in America today. Dig deeper ( 22 Min. Read )
Ron Kovic / TruthdigJan 26, 2006
Paralyzed from the chest down by Vietnam War wounds, and confined to a wheelchair for almost 40 years, Ron Kovic stands as a symbol of the brutality of war. He also exemplifies a man's ability to transform such tragedy into a lifelong pursuit of peace -- for himself and his country. Listen to the audio, then come view the site's Kovic photo gallery. Dig deeper
Ron Kovic / TruthdigJan 18, 2006
Ron Kovic, veteran of the Vietnam War and author of the reissued classic "Born on the Fourth of July," writes a compelling and empathetic piece on his personal experiences and concerns for a new generation of veterans returning from war. Ron Kovic provides a personal account of his wounding in war, a plea for peace, and expresses his concerns for a new generation of veterans returning from Iraq. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
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