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Sebastian Junger on War

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

A Soldier stands against the Afghan skyline in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan, Nov. 26, 2009. (Air Force Tech. Sgt. Francisco V. Govea II)

Journalist Sebastian Junger, journalist and author of The Perfect Storm, discusses Warhis new book about the platoon he embedded with in Afghanistan.

Events: Tonight, Sebastian Junger will be at Barnes & Noble at Union Square and on Thursday, May 13, Brian Williams interviews Sebastian Junger at the 92Y

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Comments [3]

Judy Frost from New York

I heard Mr. Junger on today's show -- he is wrong to say the Afghans are as opposed to the Taliban as they were in 2003 -- recent polls show the reverse is true, even among women, and that they are increasingly disillustioned with us and NATO. See Reuters story, May 7, "Taliban Talks Back in Focus."
Obama should back negotiations with the Taliban.

May. 11 2010 09:12 PM

John from office
so am I. a good natured beating sounds like we've made a generation of psychos

May. 11 2010 10:48 AM
John from office

Brian was so confused by actual hetersexual male behavior!.

May. 11 2010 10:46 AM

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