DEMOCRACY NOW!

Stop-Loss: A Look at the US Military Policy that Creates a "Backdoor Draft" to Force Soldiers to Continue Service

GUESTS

Spc. Casey Porter, Army specialist stationed in Iraq on his second tour after being stop-lossed. He is a member of Iraq Veterans Against the War.

Colby Buzzell, served as an Army infantryman in Iraq in 2003 and 2004. He is the author of the book My War: Killing Time in Iraq. Last year the book won the "Blooker Prize" for best book that began as a blog on the internet.

Kimberly Peirce, director of the film Stop-Loss. Her first film was Boys Don’t Cry, for which star Hilary Swank won an Oscar for Best Actress. Her brother served in Iraq.

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