Monthly Archive

April 2008
Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 50 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.


Heroic Marine Throws Himself on Grenade

"My reaction was, 'My God this can't be real'," said Cpl Lesley. "Croucher had simply lain back and used his day sack to blunt the force of the explosion. You would expect nine out of 10 people to d read more..


Counterinsurgency: Predictions and Prescriptions

Yon also predicted that al Qaeda in Iraq “will no longer exist as a strategic component in this war” by the end of this summer. “Reconciliation,” he said, is now the “proximate challenge” that Petra read more..


General McCaffrey testimony for the Senate Foreign Relations Hearing on 2 April 2008.

For a pdf version of General McCaffrey's testimony for the Senate Foreign Relations Hearing on 2 April 2008 Click Here.... read more..


The Basra Model

The outcome of the Battle of Basra is still unclear. But as things stabilize in that critical city—the southern gateway to Iraq's oil wealth—Basra may well turn out to be Prime Minister Nuri al-Mali read more..


Joe Galloway 02 April 2008

From Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan By Joseph L. Galloway McClatchy Newspapers MCT COLUMN 248 (04/02/2008) The fifth anniversary of our invasion of Iraq sparked many memories of the beginning... read more..


42 Kidnapped Students Rescued

Below is a press release from PAO, Camp Victory. Although the release doesn't say, it makes you wonder who else was involved in the rescue?   Multi-National Corps – IraqPublic Affairs Office, C... read more..


Moment of Truth in Iraq - Feedback and Downloads

  Reader Feedback and Comment Section: This section gives you the reader a place to leave your feedback on the new book, read other's comments, and to interact with other readers about Moment read more..


Downloads, Banners, and Code

PDF Handout Click Here to download the PDF "Moment of Truth in Iraq" Handout   Please help me get out the truth about what our soldiers are accomplishing in Iraq by helping to get 'Moment of... read more..


Moment of Truth in Iraq - Reader Comments

Moment of Truth in Iraq Feedback and Comments If you have read Michael's new book or are considering buying and reading it this is the place for you. We have set aside this page as a place for those w... read more..


My Friday Op-Ed in The Wall Street Journal

Greetings, I have just landed in El Paso after my latest long trip in Iraq. (This time it was only two months.) The Wall Street Journal published my op-ed article regarding the Petraeus-Crocker testim... read more..


Call to Action

Dear friends, Our soldiers are turning defeat and disaster into victory and hope. But we could still fumble—if the American people don’t hear the truth now. There remain serious perils in Iraq and th... read more..


Let's Surge Some More

Michael, Great article in the WSJ. That's poking the liberal idiots in the eye with a sharp stick! Of course we'll see never that article reprinted or mentioned anywhere else in the lame MSM. I ... read more..


Let's Surge Some More

Michael, I just posted an excerpt and the link to your great article in the WSJ on two of my blogs. That's really poking the liberals in the eye with a sharp pen;-) I hope this helps. I have... read more..


Excellent book

This book, which I received in the mail just prior to deploying to DC with Vets For Freedom, is an excellent read. I have started reading it the second time through. We at A Newt One will do our bes... read more..


The Glenn and Helen Show: Michael Yon on the Moment of Truth in Iraq

Below you will find the link to 14 April 2008 podcast on the Glenn and Helen Show on Politics Click Here to listen to the podcast.  ... read more..


External view [cont]

The reason why I am sharing this with you is because I realize that you (as a nation) must get pretty pissed with all the criticism you receive by the so-called "know it alls" who are sitting at home ... read more..


External view [cont]

The reason why I am sharing this with you is because I realize that you (as a nation) must get pretty pissed with all the criticism you receive by the so-called "know it alls" who are sitting at home ... read more..


Conservative Book Club

I am a member of the Conservative Book Club where I purchase most of my books. This book needs to be added to that site as a featured selection. That would be help get this book into more homes. Fr... read more..



I have cried, I have laughed, I have been enraged by the stupidity, and I pray God to keep you safe and reporting the real truth. thank you Michael and as always...check six... read more..


El Paso?

Wow, I hope you don't have to spend two months in El Paso; that could be as bad as Iraq.... read more..



Greetings,I'm in Florida, but on the way to Washington DC. It's great to touch American soil again. I miss this place a lot--especially when bullets are flying by my head in the war. Where we are winn... read more..


Poetry and Prose in combat zones

Michael, I've been following your blog for quite some time and I would like to tell you of my appreciation for what you do for this country as well as our Military. Also, what I think is the greate... read more..


The book and the WSJ article.

i received the book two Fridays ago and read it that Saturday, I could not put it down. All politicians should read it and all who are going to vote should read it. Great book, I will keep it for my... read more..



Why don't you just tell us the truth for free instead of making money off of it.... read more..


Thank you Michael!!!!!

I just finished the book and can't say enough how grateful I am to hear what is really going on and how proud I am of our men and women over there. To know the people want us there and that they are ... read more..



Earthman, read the blue text right above, that's his reason. Now go ask some other political author, one who hasn't been providing us with free dispatches for years, and see if he/she can give you as... read more..


Awesome Read!

Thank you for the book and the truth, Mr. Yon! To quote George Orwell: In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.... read more..


Your book, your time there and CSM James Pippin

I have kept up with you somewhat after hearing about your experience with longtime friend (45 plus years) CSM James Pippin. I am so glad you got to meet an American Warrior who believes in what we ar... read more..



Michael: Congratulations on your literary success. I've followed your work for several years now, and I'm glad to see your hard work paying off. Although I've not always agreed with some of your ... read more..


Book Signing?

Any chance you'll be available to do a book signing in D.C.? I live in Baltimore, so its easy enough to take the train down.... read more..

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