Phillip Carter

Phillip Carter is an Iraq veteran who now directs the veterans research program at the Center for a New American Security.

War Stories
Aug. 7 2007 6:43 PMCombat ConfessionalWhat to make of the New Republic's Baghdad Diarist?
July 23 2007 5:13 PMThe Torture Two-StepBush's new torture order and its loopholes.
May 9 2007 4:54 PMLiterary Battle FatigueThe Army can regulate soldiers' blogs and letters—but it shouldn't.
War Stories
March 30 2007 6:59 PMBroken ArrowHow the U.S. Army broke in Iraq.
War Stories
Feb. 9 2007 11:51 AMThere Are Four Iraq WarsHow many of them can we win?
The Book Club
Nov. 15 2006 12:13 PMWhat's a Superpower To Do?
War Stories
Nov. 8 2006 5:46 PMA Catalog of FailureRumsfeld's biggest blunders and how they've harmed America.
War Stories
Oct. 18 2006 3:41 PMThe Thin Green LineWhat the latest violence reveals about the failed U.S. strategy in Iraq.
Oct. 27 2005 1:52 PMArriving in a Combat Zone
Oct. 25 2005 5:40 PMThe Things He Carried
May 26 2005 12:36 PMWhat Is Torture?An interactive primer on American interrogation.
April 4 2005 5:51 PMLegal CombatAre enemies waging war in our courts?
War Stories
Dec. 27 2004 6:34 PMIraq 2004 Looks Like Vietnam 1966Adjusting body counts for medical and military changes.
War Stories
Nov. 18 2004 1:28 PMWhat the Marine DidThe shooting of an unarmed Iraqi was a tragedy. But was it a war crime?
Nov. 11 2004 1:35 PMLoyal to a Fault?The Senate should hold Alberto Gonzales accountable for his bad legal advice.
War Stories
Aug. 1 2007 3:02 PMIrrelevant ExuberanceWhy the latest good news from Iraq doesn't matter.
War Stories
May 23 2007 4:59 PMExit Stage RightA step-by-step plan for withdrawing from Iraq.
War Stories
April 18 2007 3:20 PMPlan FUBARTime for Plan G in Iraq?
War Stories
March 1 2007 6:28 PMFour-Star BureaucratsIt's time to fire a few generals.
War Stories
Dec. 7 2006 6:45 PMWhat About the Grunts?The Iraq Study Group talked to generals when it should have talked to corporals.
The Book Club
Nov. 14 2006 12:47 AMThe Timelessness of War
War Stories
Nov. 6 2006 3:52 PMRip It Up and Start AgainHow the Saddam verdict will inflame the insurgency.
Slate's 10th Anniversary
June 18 2006 8:13 PMWhat Is Torture?An interactive primer on American interrogation.
Oct. 26 2005 2:18 PMThe Ups and Downs of Preparing for War
War Stories
June 2 2005 6:54 PMDismissed!We won't solve the military manpower crisis by retaining our worst soldiers.
War Stories
May 13 2005 6:15 PMDebasedThe hidden problems in the Pentagon's base-closure list.
Jan. 31 2005 5:17 PMI Like MikeMichael Chertoff isn't the Neanderthal he's been made out to be.
War Stories
Dec. 3 2004 6:26 PMAll Homeland Security Is LocalWhich is why Bernard Kerik is the right choice to lead the department.
Nov. 17 2004 7:11 PMHow They Count the Enemy DeadWhy's it so hard? Let us count the ways.
Oct. 25 2004 3:29 PMTo Fight Another DayThe real reason Guantanamo detainees have returned to the battlefield.



Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
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Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 1:54 PM Republican Midterm Debate Strategy: Be Pro-Life, But Not Anti-Abortion
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PM What Happened at Slate This Week?  Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 19 2014 7:30 AM Persistence Pays Off: The Smoking Trail of a Shooting Star
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.