AT WAR War Without End

The Pentagon’s failed campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan left a generation of soldiers with little to fight for but one another. By C. J. Chivers Aug. 8, 2018Second Platoon did not hide its dark mood as its soldiers waded across the Korengal River in the bright light of afternoon. It was early in April 2009 … Continue reading AT WAR War Without End


Philippine president slammed for calling God ‘stupid’

WORLD BY JIM GOMEZAssociated Press June 25, 2018 08:16 AM MANILA, PHILIPPINES The Philippine president, notorious for having cursed the pope and world leaders like former U.S. President Barack Obama, has sparked new outrage by calling God "stupid" in Asia's largest Catholic country. Opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV shot back Monday by describing President Rodrigo … Continue reading Philippine president slammed for calling God ‘stupid’

Why I Joined The Military Before College & Won’t Stop Serving After

REFINERY29 edited by Torey Van Oot Welcome to the inaugural class of '29. We've selected 29 graduating college seniors, entering the "real" world in 2018, to write about the state of their lives. What are their hopes, dreams, fears, stressors, failures, and successes as they leave school behind? We will be releasing new entries on … Continue reading Why I Joined The Military Before College & Won’t Stop Serving After

National Museum of China, Beijing

There are so many museums in Beijing it would take a couple of weeks to see them all. The National Museum of China (Chinese: 中国国家博物馆; pinyin: Zhōngguó guójiā bówùguǎn) flanks the eastern side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The museum's mission is to educate about the arts and history of China. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture of the … Continue reading National Museum of China, Beijing