Independent journalist Dahr Jamail discusses the Ft. Hood massacre, repeated deployments that are breaking military morale, high veteran suicide rates, the blowback from waging a civilizational war against Islam and how the political value of dead soldiers decreases in relation to their distance from home.
MP3 here. (23:49)
Dahr Jamail, an independent journalist, is the author of The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches From an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq. Jamail reported from occupied Iraq for nine months as well as from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Turkey over the last five years.