Stories by Aaron Glantz

Aaron Glantz is the author of two upcoming books on Iraq: The War Comes Home: Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans (UC Press) and Winter Soldier Iraq and Afghanistan: Eyewitness Accounts of the Occupations (Haymarket). He edits the website subscribe to Aaron Glantz's feed

Posted on: Aug 2, 2010, Source: New America Media

Prudential cheated the families of dead American soldiers and Marines out of more than $100 million in interest on their life-insurance policies, according to a lawsuit.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2010, Source: IPS News

As the Iraq war has receded from the front page to the back page of the newspaper, families who have lost loved ones in the war feel isolated as they cope with their grief.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2009, Source: New America Media

NAM Editor Aaron Glantz spoke to former Marine Corps Cpl. Dave Hassan, who served in Iraq. Hassan said that while he was there, racist language was so pervasive he used it himself.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2009, Source: New America Media

Perhaps the most depressing aspect of Thursday's shoot-out at Fort Hood is that none of the people who died will be counted as casualties of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2009, Source: New America Media

There are countless government programs that give citizens access to money earmarked to boosting the economy. Here's where the money is being spent.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2009, Source: New America Media

Former President Jimmy Carter called the election in Afghanistan "despicable," and that President Obama should not be sending more troops to that country.

Posted on: May 12, 2009, Source: IPS News

'The first impulse is to be angry ... but then you can't help but ask: 'What caused this person to be this upset, this angry?'

Posted on: Jan 2, 2009, Source: New America Media

America's promise to "Support the Troops" ends the moment they take off the uniform and try to make the transition to civilian life.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2008, Source: Haymarket Books

A powerful excerpt from 'Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan' lays bare the racism at the core of the Iraq occupation.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2008, Source: IPS News

How an interrogator working for the U.S. Army had a spiritual awakening at Iraq's most notorious prison.

Posted on: May 1, 2008, Source: AlterNet

He doesn't care if we're in Iraq for a hundred years, but when it comes to the veterans who've served over there, the senator is AWOL.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2008, Source: AlterNet

"If you're suicidal you can't wait a month ... People placed on waiting lists have killed themselves."

Posted on: Apr 18, 2008, Source: IPS News

Ronn Cantu has been one of the loudest voices of dissent inside the U.S. Army.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2008, Source: IPS News

"How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?"

Posted on: Jan 17, 2008, Source: IPS News

Top Bush administration officials knew about problems like those at Walter Reed, but they had other priorities.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2007, Source: The Nation

Today's GI Bill is a hollow recruiting tool, not a ticket to college.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2006, Source: IPS News

The day he died, Reporter Alaa Hassan had worried aloud about crossing the bridge where a good friend had just been shot and killed.