Guest Host: Susan Page

On the sixth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, a look at how the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are affecting the state of the U.S. military — its troop levels, funding, and the role of technology in how wars are fought.

Guests

  • Robert Haddick is a defense analyst at Small Wars Journal and a former U.S. Marine Corps officer. He commanded a rifle company and served on a battalion staff. He currently writes the weekly "Small Wars" column at Foreign Policy Magazine.  
  • Andrew Exum is a fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He served in the Army in Iraq and Afghanistan and is founder of the blog, "Abu Mugawama."
  • Robert Work is Vice President of Strategic Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.
  • Thom Shanker Pentagon correspondent for "The New York Times."

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