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Michael Yon

Michael Yon, author of Moment of Truth in Iraq: How a New 'Greatest Generation' of American Soldiers Is Turning Defeat and Disaster into Victory and Hope, spent more time embedded with U.S. and British combat troops in Iraq than any other correspondent. Michael Yon has changed his focus to Afghanistan.
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Christian Cross Is Seen as the ‘Mark of the Beast’ by Islamists

Monday, November 21st, 2011 - by Michael Yon

Crosses on unarmed Army MEDEVAC helicopters make them a target for extremists.

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Unarmed Army MEDEVACs Cost Lives

Sunday, November 13th, 2011 - by Michael Yon

Geneva says the Red Cross helicopters can't carry machine guns, but the enemy fires at them.

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How Can the World Be Blind to Israel’s Existential Threats?

Friday, January 30th, 2009 - by Michael Yon

It is amazing to me that there is so much confusion over who the terrorists are, who wants war, and who wants peace.

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On the Front Lines in Afghanistan, Part Two

Saturday, December 13th, 2008 - by Michael Yon

As the Iraq conflict winds down, the war in Afghanistan is, in many ways, just getting started. PJM presents the second in a series of exclusive reports from Michael Yon — our 21st-century "Ernie Pyle." (Read part one here.)

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On the Front Lines in Afghanistan

Monday, December 8th, 2008 - by Michael Yon

As the Iraq conflict winds down, the war in Afghanistan is, in many ways, just getting started. PJM presents the first in a series of exclusive reports from Michael Yon — our 21st-century "Ernie Pyle."

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Down with Barriers, Up with Iraq

Monday, November 24th, 2008 - by Michael Yon

Once it was impossible to keep track of all the bloodshed. Now it's impossible to keep track of all the progress.

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A Happy Ending (and Beginning) for a Brave Iraqi Friend

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 - by Michael Yon

According to U.S. officials, about 300 Iraqi interpreters have been killed in the line of duty.

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Afghan Quicksand Awaits Obama

Monday, November 10th, 2008 - by Michael Yon

The president-elect will face escalating violence, feckless allies, and time that's quickly running out.

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A Moment of Opportunity for the New Media

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 - by Michael Yon

As budget cuts increasingly turn old media organs into fish wrap, the alternative media must be ready to take advantage.

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Syria-Iraq: Bloody Border, Messy Politics

Monday, October 27th, 2008 - by Michael Yon

Syria has played a dangerous game in Iraq with few consequences — until Sunday's U.S. special operation forces raid.

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