Thomas Gibbons-Neff (@TMGNeff) served as an infantryman with the First Battalion, Sixth Marine Regiment from 2007 to 2011. He is a columnist at the blog War on the Rocks and a staff writer at Georgetown University’s newspaper, The Hoya.

Secret Deals

New evidence suggests the U.S. may be secretly giving heavy weapons to Syrian rebels to turn the tide of the war. Here’s what those weapons can do and how much difference they’ll make.

Coming Home

After Fort Hood many veterans saw a tragic but isolated incident, while a narrative about PTSD fueled violence spread in the media. The tragedy revealed the extent of our divisions.