Speaker - David Finkel

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David Finkel is a staff writer for The Washington Post, for which he has worked as a journalist since 1990. In 2006 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for a series of articles he wrote on the U.S. Government's attempts to bring democracy to Yemen.

He has been a war correspondent for The Washington Post in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo. In 2009 he published The Good Soldiers, an account of the eight months he spent embedded in U.S. army infantry 2-16, a battalion based in Baghdad which was part of U.S. military campaign known as the Surge.

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David Finkel: The Good Soldiers

02.27.10 | 01:00:09 min | 7 comments