Book Review, Redeployment by Phil Klay

Redeployment by Phil Klay (Penguin 2014)  Redeployment may be the strongest and most literary work of fiction to have emerged from America’s recent wars, deserving comparison with Kevin Powers’ The […]

Was Kunduz A War Crime?

A week after US warplanes bombed a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Kunduz, Afghanistan on 3 October,  killing over twenty staff and patients, Afghanistan, there is some debate […]

Military Picture of the Week

Starting back at this slowly. Amazing photo of the aftermath of contemporary war in Afghanistan from a NYT photographer. Haunting image. MP+ Acres of abandoned containers used to ship in […]

With Sergeant Camopatch In Afghanistan

My friend Phil Burrows, an Anglican priest and British Army Padre with the Second Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, writes from Helmand Province in Afghanistan to tell me about a colleague […]