NewsHour / Public Broadcasting Network – 2015-01-15 22:16:47
‘An Era of Defeat’ for the Best Soldiers in the World?
(January 15, 2015) — Journalist James Fallows says it’s time to examine why the best funded, best trained and most professional military in the world hasn’t achieved lasting victory in the post-9/11 era.
He joins chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner to discuss his provocative critique in The Atlantic magazine, and how the public should be more connected to American armed conflict.
Is the US Military Faced with Impossible Missions?
(January 15, 2015) — A critique of the US military establishment written by journalist James Fallows has made waves in defense circles and beyond. Who is responsible for how America applies its military might?
Judy Woodruff gets reaction from former US Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey and John Ullyot, a former US Marine Corps intelligence officer.
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