Scott Horton Interviews Noah Shachtman
Noah Shachtman, editor of WIRED magazine’s Danger Room blog, discusses the doubling of air strikes in Afghanistan this year; wartime images that more often come from a soldier’s YouTube video than from the media; how Gen. McChrystal took Gen. Petraeus’s COIN doctrine far more seriously than Petraeus himself did; and why Obama’s July 2011 Afghanistan withdrawal date is a total fiction – nothing more than a talking point.
MP3 here. (10:32)
Noah Shachtman is a contributing editor at WIRED magazine, a non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution, and the editor of the Danger Room blog.