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Exclusive: David Petraeus Explains His Bold Move

Clip: Season 32 Episode 15 | 2m 15s

In this excerpt from FRONTLINE’s "Losing Iraq," Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.) discusses putting Sunni insurgents on the U.S. payroll in 2007 — a move he says he initiated without getting approval from the president. "Losing Iraq," U.S. television’s first big-picture look at how we arrived at the current chaos in Iraq, premieres July 29 on PBS and at pbs.org/frontline.

Aired: 07/29/14

Rating: NR

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