Benjamin Busch served two combat tours in Iraq as a United States Marine Corps infantry officer and is the author of the memoir, Dust to Dust.


The film ‘Lone Survivor’ is meant to be a celebration of a heroic SEAL team in Afghanistan, but in making up parts of the story and avoiding hard truths the director Peter Berg has failed those men—and the viewer.

Honest Answers

A Marine officer who served two tours in Iraq looks back at 10 years of war, death, and destruction, and asks: What have we learned? By Benjamin Busch.

An American soldier’s shooting rampage in Afghanistan exposed the confusion and steep cost of our war there. Former Marine Benjamin Busch on throwing the last stone.