Perhaps I spoke too soon about Medal of Honor's singleplayer. In this look at the campaign, executive producer Greg Goodrich says the story will be told "from two different sides", hinting that you may be fighting with the bad guys.
Who knows what that means exactly. This video shows two singleplayer missions, including one in which players head into town to gather intel on al Qaida. It seems unlikely the singleplayer would tell a story from the American forces' side and then suddenly jump into the shoes of those they're fighting. Maybe you'll play as an operative who infiltrates a cell and goes into action with it, a la No Russian? Or maybe there's some other narrative device to present that side of the conflict.
Whatever the case, it sounds like anything even seemingly sympathetic to a side Americans are currently fighting in real life will only ramp up the noise about the game.
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