Ross McDermott for WORLD


Military | Imprisoned just after Easter 1989 by Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, Kurt Muse found belief-and renewed life-on the night of his execution.
by Lynn Vincent
Posted 3/22/08, 12:00 am

The granite-faced interrogator burst into the room flanked by a pair of enforcers. Smirking, the interrogator held a piece of paper in his hand.

"How long did you think you could keep your secret, Mr. Muse?" he asked in Spanish.

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One-man offensive

Military | Attorney activist Mikey Weinstein is making war on evangelicals-and the Pentagon
by Lynn Vincent
Posted 8/25/07, 12:00 am

Mikey Weinstein has a battle plan: "We're going to go into a court of law and lay down our own withering field of fire and leave sucking chest wounds on this unconstitutional heart of darkness that has swept through our Pentagon and our military like a fascistic contagion, turning the Pentagon into the 'Pentacostal-gon.'"

What is that "unconstitutional heart of darkness?" Evangelicals in military leadership.

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Wounded warriors

Military | Even as a scandal over medical care for veterans was building, Marines were helping other Marines recover from their wounds
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/17/07, 12:00 am

CAMP LEJENUE, N.C.- On a crisp morning on the North Carolina coast, traffic bustles through the main gate of Camp Lejeune, the largest U.S. Marine Corps base east of the Mississippi. The 156,000-acre site includes 11 miles of beach for amphibious operations training, 98 maneuver areas, and more than 40,000 Marines.

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