NPR logo
Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/16293327/16293319" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
In Iraq, Progress at a Price

Iraq

In Iraq, Progress at a Price

Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/16293327/16293319" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Read the Article

In a recent New Yorker article, correspondent John Lee Anderson discusses the U.S. counter-insurgency strategy, which involves arming and working closely with former militants. Anderson talks about his article, and weighs in on the effectiveness of the troop surge.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.