This amazing story led off the Times the other day. It’s really worth your time and was hailed by at least one Fordham professor as the best article the nation’s journal of record has had in quite some time. We highly recommend checking out the audio/slideshow as well.
An Ambush and a Comrade Lost
ALIABAD, Afghanistan — The two Army lieutenants crouched against boulders beside the Korangal River. Taliban gunfire poured down from villages and cliffs above, hitting tree branches and rocks and snapping as the bullets passed over the officers’ helmets. (read more…)