ASU’s Center on the Future of War presents
“Why Don’t We Win Our Wars Anymore?
Some Answers to the Question that the U.S. Military Doesn’t Want to Address”
On February 3, Arizona State University’s Center on the Future of War presents a talk by Thomas Ricks, “Why Don’t We Win Our Wars Anymore: Some Answers to the Question that the U.S. Military Doesn’t Want to Address.” The event will be held at the First Amendment Forum at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication located at 555 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
February 3, 2015 – 7:00 pm
555 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
Thomas Ricks is Senior Advisor on National Security at New America where he also part of the Future of War team. He is a multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has covered the U.S. military and national security as a staff reporter for 8 years at the Washington Post and 17 years at the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2003-05, which was a number one New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 and of The Gamble: General Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-08, published in 2009. He is a contributing editor of Foreign Policy magazine, for which he writes the blog “The Best Defense,” which was named the best blog of the year by the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2010.
Following the talk, Ricks will be signing books, with the support of Changing Hands Bookstore.
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