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Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren blew the whistle on State Department waste and mismanagement during Iraqi reconstruction in his first book, We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People. A TomDispatch regular, he writes about current events at his blog,  We Meant Well. His new book, Ghosts of Tom Joad: A Story of the #99Percent, has just been published.

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Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren blew the whistle on State Department waste and mismanagement during Iraqi reconstruction in his first book, We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People. A TomDispatch regular, he writes about current events at his blog,  We Meant Well. His new book, Ghosts of Tom Joad: A Story of the #99Percent, has just been published.

Other articles by this author

2014 0629ir cat

What They Died For

By Peter Van Buren, Truthout | News Analysis

2014.6.10.Snowden.thumb

Does Snowden Know Why the NSA Doesn't Need Warrants? He Might.

By Peter Van Buren, Truthout | News Analysis

2014 0113nsa cat

You Can't Opt Out: 10 NSA Myths Debunked

By Peter Van Buren, TomDispatch | News Analysis

Chickening Out in Iraq

By Peter Van Buren, TomDispatch | News Analysis

Freedom Isn't Free at the State Department

By Peter Van Buren, TomDispatch | News Analysis