Academic Embedded with U.S. Army Killed by IED When a roadside bomb in Afghanistan exploded earlier this month, it killed Michael Bhatia, an American academic embedded with U.S. troops. It also delivered a blow to the controversial U.S. military program that he served with.
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Academic Embedded with U.S. Army Killed by IED

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Academic Embedded with U.S. Army Killed by IED

Academic Embedded with U.S. Army Killed by IED

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This photograph of Michael Bhatia hangs in the hall of the Watson Institute, where Bhatia studied and worked before he joined the Army's Human Terrain System program. Courtesy of the Watson Institute for International Studies hide caption

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This photograph of Michael Bhatia hangs in the hall of the Watson Institute, where Bhatia studied and worked before he joined the Army's Human Terrain System program.

Courtesy of the Watson Institute for International Studies
Courtesy of the Watson Institute for International Studies
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