Dexter Filkins: The 'Forever War' In Afghanistan

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Dexter Filkins reports for The New York Times from Afghanistan and Pakistan. James Hill/Knopf Books hide caption

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Dexter Filkins

Dexter Filkins reports for The New York Times from Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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As a foreign correspondent for The New York Times, Dexter Filkins has recently reported on clashes pitting Taliban militants against the Afghan and Pakistani governments.

Filkins reported on the Iraq war from 2003 to 2006, earning a 2004 George Polk award for his coverage on the assault on Falluja. From 2001 to 2002, he covered the war in Afghanistan. Filkins' book The Forever War, about his experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan, is now out in paperback.

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