Jacob Siegel

Daily Beast

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Reporter and Editor at the Daily Beast and an Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan; author and editor of Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War, the first anthology of fiction written by Iraq and Afghanistan vets

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The U.S. military has launched more than 135 airstrikes this month against ISIS in Kobani, a Syrian town near the Turkish border. It’s the biggest military campaign the U.S.

Peak ISIS?

The U.S. military has launched more than 135 airstrikes this month against ISIS in Kobani, a Syrian town near the Turkish border. It’s the biggest military campaign the U.S.

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The  Veterans Administration  runs America's largest healthcare system, with hospitals and clinics serving eight million people.

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The Veterans Administration runs America's largest healthcare system, with hospitals and clinics serving eight million people.

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