Book Discussion on The Strongest Tribe

Bing West talked about the tactical, operational, and strategic variables in the Iraq War. He said that the most important variable .… read more

Bing West talked about the tactical, operational, and strategic variables in the Iraq War. He said that the most important variable . He spoke about the causes of the sectarian conflict between the Sunnis and Shias and the role of US troops in pacifying violent regions. He talked about the dynamic relationship between the Sunnis and al Qaeda.

Bing West is the author of The Strongest Tribe: War, Politics, and the Endgame in Iraq, published by Random House. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Strongest Tribe

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La Jolla, California, United States
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Sep 27, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 23, 2008

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  • Sep 27, 2008 | 9:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 28, 2008 | 11:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2008 | 6:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 2008 | 3:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 2008 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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