A number of oversights may have contributed to the Oct. 4 death of a U.S. Army National Guard explosive ordnance disposal technician in Afghanistan's Helmand province, the New York Times reports.

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Associated Press photos

Over the weekend I finally sat down to read the big New York Times piece that ran last week on Russian interference in our last presidential election. It takes time—my printout was 30 pages long.

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Associated Press/Carolyn Kaster

I doubt Trump really wants to know who wrote that anonymous op-ed attacking his administration from the perspective of an insider.

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Sam Fellman

On Sunday the NY Times ran one of my occasional surveys of new books on military history and national security issues.

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U.S. Marine Corps

Hearing the sounds of Afghans screaming and looking out at the black smoke of burning tires beyond the perimeter in May 2005, I got my first taste of how poorly researched journalism can have real-world consequences.

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Getty Images/Aaron P. Bernstein

It’s been a tumultuous week for the Department of Veterans Affairs, after a scathing inspector general report surfaced detailing abuses and errors in VA Secretary David Shulkin’s 10-day trip to Europe last summer. But the fall-out from the investigation hints at a power struggle over the department and its priorities.

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