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The Long War Journal is looking for your help to fund our upcoming embeds and projects. We hope you will support our efforts to provide original reporting on the Long War. Please donate today at:

During the first quarter of 2008, we will embed four reporters. Gordon Alanko, an Army Reservist and military blogger who recently returned from a 15-month tour in Anbar province, will return to Iraq this week. Phil Peterson, a photojournalist, will spend a month with US troops in eastern Afghanistan. I will be in Iraq in early March. We’re working on the details for the fourth.

We will continue to produce multimedia presentations, such as the Iranian Ratlines into Iraq, Iraq’s Concerned Local Citizens program, and the Taliban and al Qaeda Leadership series.

Thank you for your generous support in the past. Remember that all donations are tax deductible, and 100 percent of your donations will support the efforts of The Long War Journal.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.


  • Josh Levy says:

    I make an automatic donation every month to you, Totten and Yon. I hope everyone else will, too. You do some of the very best work out there, and your increasing success is a wonderful thing for the nation.
    I have also cross-posted your request at I hope other bloggers will do the same.
    Thank you.

  • Bryan H says:

    This site is the single most important site for me for following the WOT. Keep up the great work.

  • Neo says:

    Just donated my small contribution. It should be larger considering how truly unique this news resource is, but I donate what I can afford.
    I do agree that now is a critical period. In Iraq, the increased effectiveness of the Iraqi army deserves a great deal more attention. Progress over the last year and a half has been nothing short of remarkable, considering where things stood in the spring of 2006. I think even the mainstream media outlets are starting to take notice. The media seems to still be a bit fixated on past shortcomings and projections on when Iraqi forces will be able fully independent. What gets missed in the coverage is the quickening pace at which Iraqi forces are now gaining capability and how this is playing out in current and future operations. This news service is really the only place to get a real grounding in what direction things are going.
    The political situation surrounding Pakistan and Afghan conflict is about to shift abruptly with coming elections. What sort of political coalition will arise in Pakistan and what it will mean for operations in Afghanistan is really anyone’s guess at this point. For good or bad the next few months will be a critical juncture. Good coverage from this site becomes all the more important as much of the media grows increasingly weary of the length and complexity of this war.

  • Lisa in DC says:

    Sent a message to my email list!
    FYI: Those with an American Express card might consider using GivingExpress to set up recurring donations (like I do!):
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    Here’s the link to PMI at GivingExpress (tho you’ll have to set up a GivingExpress acct):

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