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Abu Muqawama on Afghanistan: An Interview with Andrew Exum

Judah Grunstein Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Andrew Exum is a fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and author of the influential counterinsurgency blog Abu Muqawama. He just returned from a month in Afghanistan, where he took part in recently appointed U.S. and Coalition commander Gen. Stanley McChrystal's 60-day review of strategy and operations. He graciously agreed to talk with WPR Managing Editor Judah Grunstein about his impressions from his trip. The views expressed here are his own, and do not reflect any U.S. government or military position, nor the views of the CNAS.

The following is an edited and abridged transcript of the interview. The full audio file is available as a WPR podcast here. ...

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