Ep. 75 – The Army's Iraq War Self-Reflection

April 17, 2019 00:38:37
Ep. 75 – The Army's Iraq War Self-Reflection
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Ep. 75 – The Army's Iraq War Self-Reflection
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Show Notes

In this episode of the MWI Podcast, Maj. Jake Miraldi is joined by retired Col. Frank Sobchak, one of the authors of the Army's 1,300-page, two-volume study of the Iraq War. He discusses how the study came into being and why it's important, along with its major conclusions about the war and why its release was delayed for more than two years.

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