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IraqIn Iraq, Tactical Theory Put Into Practice
Lt. Col. John Nagl wrote the textbook on counterinsurgency — literally. Nagl was part of the team that drafted a U.S. Army field manual on counterinsurgency. Having completed his tour in Iraq, Nagl talks about how military theory was put into practice in the region.
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PoetrySoldier-Poet Brian Turner, Framing War In Verse
For soldier Brian Turner, words have the impact of bullets. His poems provide a first- person account of war; The New York Times praised their “attention to both the terrors and the beauty he found among Iraq’s ruins.”
Web Extra: Read Brian Turner’s Poetry