Brandon Friedman

@BFriedmanDC

Recently left the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Author of The War I Always Wanted; Truman National Security Fellow. Opinions are my own.

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Chart comparing Soviet & U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan during each year of their respective wars.

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Anarchy flag over McPherson Sq. today. Between this & barn raising, #occupydc is methodically turning off regular folks

82nd Airborne Division paratroopers watching Code Pink protest at the #AUSA2011 convention in Washington, DC.

See the water starting to burst through the wall at Vienna/Fairfax station? That normal? #wmata

No hurricanes, no earthquakes where and I are right now.

Photo I took of Hurricane Irene en route from Washington Dulles to Charlotte, NC. Looks like regular clouds.

Metro made me miss my bus, but afforded me the opportunity to catch up on a fascinating read.

Metro made me miss my bus, but it afforded me the opportunity to catch up on a fascinating read.

Metro caused me to miss my bus, but it afforded me the opportunity to catch up on a fascinating read.

. and Josh Tuscher breaking in the new grill at our place w/ and .

Water thief!

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14 out of 14 ESPN experts agree: The Lakers are going to beat the Mavs in this series.

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Nathaniel Bays. My grandfather's great grandfather. 35th Georgia Infantry. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.

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The sentence above is no longer in the NYT article.

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VA New Media team (minus Lauren) on the way out of the White House today.

Alex standing with a Libyan guy at the rally in front of the White House on 2/19/2011.

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Guy walking down H St. in D.C. wearing an Egyptian flag.

People walking along I-66 exit ramp in Fairfax.

Decorating our Pakistani Christmas bush with chem lights, cigarettes, and coat hangers. Jacobabad, Pakistan, Christmas Eve 2001. From L to R: Ryan Lowe, Andrew Creighton, and Jason Boudreau. (Photo courtesy of Michael "Doc" Rojas, from whose Facebook page this photo was stolen.)

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12 hrs before the Iraq invasion; wearing chemical suits. L to R: Brandon Friedman, Phil Dickinson, and Bryan Payne

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