Author of "Kissed by the Taliban." amazon.com/Kissed-Taliban carmen@carmengentile.com

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Biography

Carmen Gentile has worked for some of the world’s leading outlets including CNN, The New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, USA Today and many others.

He has covered both the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, embedding with soldiers on the front line.

In September 2010, Carmen was injured while reporting ...

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Jul 25, 2017

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Jul 25, 2017

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Jul 25, 2017

That's a dirty lens for a couple of dirty Steelers fans in Helmand.  http://fb.me/2gNwromQG 

Jul 24, 2017

Another terrible day in Afghanistan. There are too many to count.Taliban Claim Kabul Explosion That Killed Dozens  https://nyti.ms/2tTgQUg 

Jul 24, 2017

When Kushner talks, he always looks like he just chewed up and swallowed a baby pigeon.  http://fb.me/wROBo7yi 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked for a small local paper in the Pittsburgh suburbs. My first assignment was to cover every area high school graduation.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I'm almost 40. I miss that sound.

How is social media changing news?

For better and worse.