Veterans’ Day Special: An Afghan War Casualty Looks Back and Wonders Why

I am neither old and wise, nor am I an impressively decorated combat veteran.

Foreign Policy
Nov 10, 2017 · 9 min read
Dan Berschinski kisses his girlfriend Rebecca Taber in Dover, Delaware on Sep. 13, 2011. Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images.

By Dan Berschinski
Best Defense columnist for Veterans’ Day

I am neither old and wise, nor am I an impressively decorated combat veteran. My time in combat was…

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