I never did go back to Iraq, and I certainly did not do what Ware did, but I later spent time in Afghanistan, Gaza, and other conflict zones, reporting on war, trauma—and what comes after. He also had to acknowledge what his time away had done to his family—particularly his son, who barely saw Ware for most of his first eight years. When I was asked if I wanted to go back at the end of the year, I said no. I, too, was troubled by these flaws, but what bothered me most was a scene that almost no one is talking about — and everyone should be. He said there has been no talk of a severance package. Has this escalation of troops had an impact on that?
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Upthis week. The more violence he saw, the more he wanted to understand the men who were behind it. Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali are wonderful.
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