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Bill O'Reilly cites conflicts that he witnessed. How much of that is true?

Bill O'Reilly cites conflicts that he witnessed. How much of that is true?

In his long and sometimes stormy career as a journalist and cable-news pundit, Bill O'Reilly has occasionally mentioned his exploits in conflict zones around the world. "I've been there," he once said. "That's really what separates me from most of these other bloviators. I bloviate, but I bloviate about stuff I've seen. They bloviate about stuff that they haven't." O'Reilly has said he has reported from Northern Ireland, where the sectarian "Troubles" resulted in nearly 4,000 deaths and thousands of injuries over 30 years — before a peace settlement was reached in 1998. In his 2013 book, "Keep It Pithy," the...

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