Sunday, July 25, 2010

Interview with David Kilcullen on Tavis Smiley Show about Afghanistan and COIN (July 15, 2010)

Tavis Smiley interviews David Kilcullen on PBS - read the transcript or listen to the interview.  Kilcullen talks about the war in Afghanistan and counterinsurgency.
"Counterinsurgency expert David Kilcullen was raised in Australia, where he rose in the ranks of the Australian Army before working for the U.S. State Department. He was an advisor to Gen. McChrystal and served in Iraq on the civilian staff of Gen. Petraeus before becoming Special Advisor for Counterinsurgency to then-Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice in '08. Kilcullen is the author of two books, The Accidental Guerilla and Counterinsurgency, and is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He holds a doctorate in politics."
Click on the link below:

http://www.pbs.org/kcet/tavissmiley/archive/201007/20100715_kilcullen.html

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