FORA.tv Speaker - Andrew Exum

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Biography

Andrew Exum is a Fellow with the Center for a New American Security. He is a native of East Tennessee and served on active duty in the U.S. Army from 2000 until 2004. He led a platoon of light infantry in Afghanistan in 2002 and a platoon of Army Rangers in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2003 and 2004, respectively. Most recently, Exum served as an advisor on the CENTCOM Assessment Team and as a civilian advisor to Gen. Stanley McChrystal in Afghanistan. He is the author of This Man's Army: A Soldier's Story from the Frontlines of the War on Terror.

Exum studied classics and English literature at the University of Pennsylvania and earned a master's degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the American University of Beirut. He is a doctoral candidate in the Department of War Studies at King's College London and founder of the counterinsurgency blog Abu Muqawama.

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Trust Deficit: Perceptions and Policy in Afghanistan

10.07.10 | 01:45:07 min | 0 comments