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  • In Depth Bing West
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    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 analyst, and current member of the Council on Foreign…

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  • emThe Wrong Warem
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    The Wrong War

    Bing West argues that a reliance on counterinsurgency strategy has led the U.S. astray in Afghanistan and says that we need to shift the responsibility for the fighting over to the Afghans…

    530 views
  • US Military Leadership in Afghanistan
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    U.S. Military Leadership in Afghanistan

    Military Analyst Bing West talked about his National Review article, “The Last Field Commander,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The piece is about General John Allen, who…

    245 views
  • Afghanistan Pakistan and alQaida
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    Afghanistan, Pakistan, and al-Qaida

    Panelists discussed the situation in Pakistan, the Afghanistan War, and al-Qaida. Among the topics they addressed were regional security challenges, the transition to Afghan control, the potential impact of…

    377 views
  • Afghanistan Elections and Security
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    Afghanistan Elections and Security

    Bing West talked about Afghanistan’s presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Bing recently spent a month in the region with Marines,…

    39 views
  • US Military Efforts in Afghanistan
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    U.S. Military Efforts in Afghanistan

    Bing West, former assistant defense secretary in the Reagan Administration, talked about his recent trip to Afghanistan where he spent more than three weeks assessing the military situation…

    40 views
  • emThe Strongest Tribeem
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    The Strongest Tribe

    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…

    133 views
  • emThe Strongest Tribeem
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    The Strongest Tribe

    Bing West, who returned this weekend from his 15th trip to Iraq since the beginning of U.S. military action, shared his observations on U.S. military in Iraq, his meeting with both U.S. and…

    97 views
  • After Words with Bing West
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    After Words with Bing West

    Bing West, former assistant secretary in the Department of Defense under President Reagan, was interviewed about his book No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah,…

    195 views
  • US Policy in Iraq
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    U.S. Policy in Iraq

    Bing West talked about alternatives to U.S. policy in Iraq. He has made three trips to Iraq during the year - 14 since the beginning of military action - to observe U.S. military action. There,…

    26 views
  • Trip to Iraq
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    Trip to Iraq

    Mr. West talked about his 13th trip to Iraq to observe U.S. military action. While there he talked with military officials and also saw first-hand the effects of the increased U.S. military…

    26 views
  • US Policy Toward Iraq
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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Mr. West talks about U.S. policy toward Iraq, including reports of moving U.S. troops from Anbar to Baghdad to quell escalating violence there.

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  • US Troop Levels in Iraq
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    U.S. Troop Levels in Iraq

    Panelists talked about levels of U.S. military deployment in Iraq, suggestions for phased withdrawal from the region, security concerns associated with troop pullouts, and the abilities of…

    24 views
  • What to Do About Iraq
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    What to Do About Iraq

    Former Assistant Secretary West and Mr. Fisk talked about the war in Iraq and debated the issue of what the U.S. should do now. The authors also discussed the history of Western involvement…

    188 views
  • Future Operations of the US Marine Corps
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    Future Operations of the U.S. Marine Corps

    Panelists participated in a forum on the future of the U.S. Marine Corps. Participants focused on operational challenges facing the Marine Corps, lessons learned from military operations in…

    69 views
  • US Policy Toward Iraq
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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Mr. West talked by remote link from Boston about U.S. policy toward Iraq and the latest on the situation in Fallujah and Iraq. He has recently returned from his 7th visit to Iraq since the…

    15 views
  • Situation in Iraq
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    Situation in Iraq

    Mr. West, a former assistant secretary of Defense, talked about the latest on the situation in Iraq. He had just returned from five weeks in Baghdad and Fallujah with the First Marine…

    26 views
  • emThe March Up  Taking Baghdad em
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    The March Up: Taking Baghdad

    Mr. West and General Smith (Ret.) discussed their book The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the 1st Marine Division, published by Bantam. The story is a first-hand account of the 1st Marine…

    250 views