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Airdate: November 4, 2015

The respected journalist, author, and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations analyzes recent U.S. foreign policy shifts in Afghanistan and Syria.

Airdate: April 8, 2015

The decorated war veteran discusses his new novel Green On Blue, which is inspired by his own experiences in Afghanistan, and is told from the perspective of a young Afghan orphan.

Airdate: June 16, 2014

Co-chair of AEI’s American Internationalism Project, the former VP candidate assesses the role the U.S. might play in resolving the escalating conflict in Iraq.

Airdate: March 26, 2014

The award-winning filmmaker previews his documentary, The Unknown Known, about Donald Rumsfeld, one of the principal architects of the Iraq War.

Airdate: August 24, 2012

The decorated military veteran and author of The Long Walk reflects on how his thought processes have changed as a result of his battlefield experiences in Iraq.

Airdate: March 2, 2011

Former Defense Department official explains why he feels the U.S. military should not be in the business of nation-building and describes the single biggest killer of U.S. forces who are fighting in Afghanistan.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
September 21st, 2010

On August 31st, when President Obama announced the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom — the U.S. combat mission in Iraq — he was marking the end of a 7-year war that had taken the lives of more than 4,400 troops and cost U.S. taxpayers $750 billion. While Iraq is still plagued with insurgent attacks, sectarian […]

Airdate: August 30, 2010

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander shares his thoughts on whether Iraqis are ready to take over where American troops have left off.

Airdate: August 24, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post journalist and author of the award-winning book The Good Soldiers explains why the war in Iraq is anything but over.

Airdate: July 15, 2010

Tavis talks with counterinsurgency specialist and one of the architects of the U.S. surge in Iraq.

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