Josh Stieber

Josh Stieber deployed as part of "The Surge," with the infantry unit depicted in Wikileaks' "Collateral Murder" video, when he was assigned to Baghdad from Feb 2007-Apr 2008. After leaving the army as a conscientious objector in 2009, he and another veteran bicycled across the US to share their experiences and challenge assumptions about war. Stieber also coauthored a letter of reconciliation to Iraqi war victims and is working for further reconciliation in partnership with Iraqi Health Now; currently a student, he continues to speak, write, and organize.
 

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Kill Team: The Bigger Picture
One year ago, Wikileaks’ “Collateral Murder video 1 created outrage over the actions of U.S. soldiers in Baghdad, including the platoon I deployed with. If that grisly video didn’t stop you in your tracks, the photographs and report on the “Kill Team,” released by Rolling Stone should be the wake-up call for truly examining what is being done in our name. 2
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Friday, October 22, 2010
An Open Letter on the Needed Response to the Upcoming Wikileaks Report
Dear members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and other willing parties,
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Friday, April 16, 2010
An Open Letter of Reconciliation and Responsibility to the Iraqi People
Peace be with you. To all of those who were injured or lost loved ones during the July 2007 Baghdad shootings depicted in the " Collateral Murder " Wikileaks video: We write to you, your family, and your community with awareness that our words and actions can never restore your losses.
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