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Journalist Examines Chaotic Fighting In Syria

The Guardian's Gahaith Abdul-Ahad calls the Syrian battle fluid and complicated. "There is chaos, there is no military planning, there is no organization," he tells Fresh Air. He reported for the PBS Frontline documentary The Battle for Syria, which airs Tuesday.

Interview
34:22

A Reporter's Experience, and Injury, in Iraq

Journalist Michael Weisskopf is the senior correspondent for the Washington bureau of Time magazine. In 2003, while on assignment in Baghdad, he threw a live Iraqi grenade from the back of an open Humvee. He saved himself, four soldiers and Time's photographer, but lost his hand. Weisskopf's new book is Blood Brothers: Among the Soldiers of Ward 57.

Interview
31:50

Dexter Filkins on Iraq's War, and Election

In April, New York Times reporter Dexter Filkins will receive the George Polk Award for War Reporting for "his riveting, first-hand account of an eight-day attack on Iraqi insurgents in Fallujah." We talk with him about the rebuilding country and its recent elections.

Interview
42:09

Historian and Journalist Hampton Sides

He is reporting from Central Command in Qatar. Last week he wrote a piece in The New Yorker about his decision not to become "embedded" with troops. Sides is the author of the book, Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission. He also writes for Slate.com and is a contributing editor for Outside Magazine.

Interview
21:58

A General and Journalist on Surviving Vietnam

On November 14, 1965 they were together at the site of the first and bloodiest major land battle of the Vietnam War, Ia Drang. Moore was in command of the 1st battalion of the 7th Cavalry, and Galloway, then a UPI reporter, accompanied them. Moore and Galloway wrote a book about their experiences in the Ia Drang valley, We Were Soldiers Once... And Young.(Random House) Its been made into a movie, We Were Soldiers, starring Mel Gibson. Galloway has a small part in the film. This interview originally aired on Nov. 11, 1992.

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A General and Journalist on Surviving Vietnam

Lt. Gen. Harold Moore and U.S. News and World Report Senior Writer Joseph Galloway. On November 14, 1965 they were together in the at the site one of the first and bloodiest major land battle of the Vietnam War, Ia Drang. Moore was in command of the 1st battalion of the 7th Cavalry, and Galloway, then a UPI reporter, accompanied them. They've cowritten a book about their experiences in the Ia Drang valley, called "We Were Soldiers Once...And Young. (Rebroadcast)

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A General and Journalist on Surviving Vietnam.

Lt. Gen. Harold Moore and U.S. News and World Report Senior Writer Joseph Galloway. On November 14, 1965 they were together at the site of one of the first and bloodiest major land battle of the Vietnam War, Ia Drang. Moore was in command of the 1st battalion of the 7th Cavalry, and Galloway, then a UPI reporter, accompanied them. Moore and Galloway have written a book about their experiences in the Ia Drang valley, "We Were Soldiers Once...And Young."(HarperCollins). (Rebroadcast from 11/11/92).

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A General and Journalist on Surviving Vietnam

Lt. Gen. Harold Moore and U.S. News and World Report Senior Writer Joseph Galloway. On November 14, 1965 they were together in the at the site one of the first and bloodiest major land battle of the Vietnam War, Ia Drang. Moore was in command of the 1st battalion of the 7th Cavalry, and Galloway, then a UPI reporter, accompanied them. They've cowritten a book about their experiences in the Ia Drang valley, called "We Were Soldiers Once...And Young.

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