In Depth with Bing West
Author and military strategist Bing West spoke about his life and career. The former assistant secretary of defense. former RAND… read more
Author and military strategist Bing West spoke about his life and career. The former assistant secretary of defense. former RAND analyst, and current member of the Council on Foreign Relations talked about topics including the Middle East conflict, counterinsurgency, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He also responded to Facebook comments, e-mails, tweets, and telephone calls divided between veterans and non-veterans.
Bing West has written or co-written seven non-fiction books: Small Unit Action in Vietnam: Summer 1966; The Village; The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the United States Marines; No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah; The Strongest Tribe: War, Politics and the End Game in Iraq; The Wrong War: Grit, Strategy and the Way Out of Afghanistan; and Into the Fire: A First-hand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle of the Afghan War. close
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