About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War (Google eBook)

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Buff Whitman-Bradley, Sarah Lazare, Cynthia Whitman-Bradley
PM Press, Sep 1, 2011 - HISTORY - 272 pages
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Veterans of recent conflicts describe their individual journeys from raw recruit to war resister in this collection of testimonials. Although it is not well publicized, the long tradition of refusing to fight unjust wars continues today within the American military. The stories in this book provide an intimate, honest look at the personal transformation of each of these young people and at the same time constitute a powerful argument against militarization and endless war. Also included are exclusive interviews with Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg addressing the U.S. wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan and the role civilian and GI resistance plays in bringing the troops home.
  

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The GI support group Courage to Resist conducted interviews with several members of the US military who in recent years have wised up and turned their backs on the wars they were sent to fight. The ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
An Interview with Noam Chomsky
5
Refusing to Go Back
18
Rejecting Military Culture
89
Looking Deeper
114
Resisting Military Abuse
169
Collateral Murder WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning
193
Afterword
217
Operation Recovery
219
Supporting GI Resistance
228
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Buff Whitman-Bradley is an author, an editor, and a social justice activist in the Courage to Resist organizing collective. He lives in Marin, California. Sarah Lazare is an independent journalist, an editor, and an organizer in the U.S. antiwar and GI resistance movement through the Civilian-Soldier Alliance and Courage to Resist. She lives in Urbana, Illinois. Cynthia Whitman-Bradley is a birth doula and an activist through Courage to Resist and ¡Presente! She lives in Marin, California.

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