War, U.S.A.

Kenneth R. Rosen
Reporting on America's battlefields, near and far.
Created 15 Feb 2021
  • Confronting antigovernment domestic extremism in Appalachia
    30 Sep 2021 • 10 min read
    "Yes, it is long past time to take it" by Patrick Feller is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Plenty of media have run stories on the veterans who are working to bring home Afghans who worked alongside America...
  • The names you’ll never know
    27 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    "'Drone Warfare - Killing by remote control -Drone strikes have killed more than 200 children alone in Parkistan & Yemen' (Ref. Book - Drone Warefare by Medea Benjamin. Pub. Verso 2013.)" by Activist ...
  • Reliving and overcoming trauma through virtual reality therapy
    17 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    "090417-F-031" by Lance Cheung is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 One of the programs that did not make it into the final draft of my Washington Post story in Tuesday’s “Health” section was the BRAVEMI...
  • WaPo: How virtual reality therapy can help make bad memories more manageable
    14 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    (Alla Dreyvitser/The Washington Post/iStock) A patient who was seriously injured in a car crash, which killed the other driver, and experiences severe PTSD cannot find therapy that quells their nightm...
  • When democracy dies in Afghanistan
    20 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    "Kabul province mountain" by DVIDSHUB is licensed under CC BY 2.0 On January 20th, 1961, in his inaugural address, President John F. Kennedy Jr. made clear the pledge of the American people: the natio...
  • What drives veterans to suicide?
    11 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    "Veteran's Alley #4 - Nov 2015" by Ed Yourdon There is no doubt one question left unanswered as we witness the daily advances made by the Taliban in Afghanistan: what difference did an American presen...
  • A veterans group takes aim at domestic extremism and misinformation
    04 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    "Washington DC US Capitol Police Control Room" by Beechwood Photography After doom-scrolling through my social media feeds on the afternoon of Jan. 6, now known as the Capitol insurrection, I wanted t...
  • Preparing for war in a classroom
    03 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    Participants practice lifting an improvised stretcher as during a Global Journalist Security (GJS) training, 2019. (Photo by Bria Granville, via GJS) Through a thicket of brush, we push deeper into th...
  • American ISIS
    29 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    Courtesy of The Intercept A note to readers I’m changing my publishing frequency to roughly twice-weekly, with the same mix of original reporting, analysis, and exclusive Q&As. I’m also partnering wit...
  • Pride and treason in the shadow of America
    27 Jul 2021 • 17 min read
    IOM distributes 550 tents from the Kirkuk Governor’s Office to families displaced by military operations in six villages in Multaquh and Yachay sub-districts, Kirkuk Governorate. © IOM 2015 I original...
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