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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Nov 16, 2017

Reading this made me sick to my stomach. China Could Sell Trump the Brooklyn Bridge  https://nyti.ms/2hzyeNP 

Nov 15, 2017

@MotorcyclistMag finally published our Mosul motorcycle mission story online. For those that missed it in the...  http://fb.me/5ifcpI2We 

Nov 15, 2017

@MotorcyclistMag finally published our Mosul motorcycle mission story online. For those that missed it in the magazine, check out our adventure. Photographer Nish Nalbandian and I procure a Russian bike with sidecar and ride it into Iraqi Kurdistan . https://t.co/Tej3r2UDid

Nov 13, 2017

Are the Saudis trying to spark a full-fledged Mideast war with Iran?  http://fb.me/6Riert0Pi 

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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.