Two big military scalps for Michael Yon

Toby Harnden The Telegraph [UK] 24 June 2010

Well, I wouldn’t cross Michael Yon, the intrepid independent war reporter and photographer who has covered the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan with distinction and dogged intensity. For weeks, he was fulimating about two men – Brigadier-General Daniel Menard of the Canadian Army and General Stanley McChrystal.


Michael Yon’s criticism of Gen. McChrystal deemed prophetic

Kay B. Day The US Report Congress, government, military and lifestyles commentary 6/22/2010

Rolling Stone’s advance of an article with controversial remarks by Gen. Stanley McChrystal about President Barack Obama’s prosecution of the war will be on the screen for days to come. Apparently the general opened up to a freelancer and held little back […]

Michael Yon’s War

D. B. Grady The Atlantic 6/1/2010

It began with a bridge. On the morning of March 1, a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated on Tarnak River Bridge near Kandahar, Afghanistan, killing multiple civilians and one American soldier. While the destruction of a single bridge might ordinarily pose a mere inconvenience to the U.S. war machine, […]