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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

Whistleblowers and Cover-ups at the VA

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

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