Lauded as the premier combat journalist of his generation, Dexter Filkins is the author of The Forever War, an account of war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A master of narrative journalism, Mark Bowden is the author of Black Hawk Down, a seminal account of American soldiers in Somalia.
Known for his white-knuckle narratives, Junger wrote A Perfect Storm and Byliner’s A World Made of Blood and co-directed the film Restrepo.
His vaunted memoir Jarhead details Anthony Swofford's experience as a Marine Corps sniper. He wrote the Byliner Original Death of an American Sniper.
Nathan Sassaman was a star quarterback at West Point and a celebrated officer who carried his idealism with him to Iraq. But a nasty war has a way of undoing a good man.
Kanan Makiya spent years in exile advocating the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. The war he supported brought about an Iraq he never imagined.
As the growing insurgency spread chaos across Iraq, the author found solace—and fleeting friendships—in daily runs in the streets of the capital.
A writer returned to Afghanistan to buy a bus for Afghan girls who were attacked on their walk to school. But it turns out giving isn’t always easy.
How a family remembers.
If the Assad regime falls, can Hezbollah survive?
The Prime Minister is revered as a moderate, but how far will he go to stay in power?
Qassem Suleimani is the Iranian operative who has been reshaping the Middle East. Now he’s directing Assad’s war in Syria.
Inside the White House debate over Syria.
A troubled Iraq veteran seeks out the family he harmed.
How good was David Petraeus?
Will civil war hit Afghanistan when the U.S. leaves?
The murder of a reporter who exposed Pakistan’s secrets.
Is it just too late—politically and militarily—for the general to win in Afghanistan?
Can protesters find a path between dictatorship and anarchy?
What it’s been like reporting a conflict that never seems to end.
A secret investigation may implicate dozens of high-ranking government officials.
The Taliban and Al Qaeda have established a haven in Pakistan’s tribal areas along the Afghan border. This is where the war on terror will be fought—and possibly lost.