Brian O'Rourke

Brian O'Rourke joined Task & Purpose as Associate Editor in Aug. 2016. He spent several years as an editor at Duffel Blog.

Recent articles from Brian O'Rourke

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Opinion
Sean Spicer Is Hiding Behind A Fallen SEAL
The White House Press Secretary suggested that questioning the success of the recent raid in Yemen somehow dishonored the sailor killed during its execution.
Lithuanian soldiers raise the NATO flag during the opening ceremony of Exercise Iron Sword 16 in Rukla, Lithuania, Nov. 21, 2016. Iron Sword is an annual, multinational Lithuanian Army defense exercise involving forces from eleven NATO allies working together to enhance infantry skills and to foster relationships which demonstrate each participant’s dedication to a safe and secure Europe.
News
Mattis Is Right. Here’s Why NATO Is Not Obsolete
The NATO alliance needs renewal and strengthening, not disparagement.
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Entertainment
Navy SEAL Vet and TV Host Dies At 51 From Brain Cancer
Richard “Mack” Machowicz, a TV star and former SEAL scout/sniper, died after a year-long battle with brain cancer.