Michael Yon is an independent journalist writing from Iraq and Afghanistan. Over several years, Yon has been embedded with a number of U.S. and coalition forces and produced riveting on-the-ground accounts of actions against insurgents. Supported entirely through contributions, the site features Yon's news dispatches and links to other news coverage of Iraq and Afghanistan, with the author's comments. The page also includes original articles written by soldiers serving in the region.
Covering events throughout the Middle East and South Asia, this Web publication provides a range of news from its own embedded reporters to aggregated news articles, podcasts and multimedia from other sources. This non-profit site publishes four sections daily along with a special features segment. The journal's open-source articles consist of reporting, analysis and commentary from news organizations, think tanks and other online sources.