Sebastian Junger: War

WED, JUN 1, 2011 (47:43)

In this thoughtful and very personal talk, Sebastian Junger ponders what attracts young men to war, the difference between friendship and brotherhood, the question of when nations should intervene, and lastly, the issue of his own mortality. His book War chronicles his experience with a U.S. platoon through a 15-month tour of duty in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley.

+ BIO: Sebastian Junger

Sebastian Junger is the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Storm, A Death in Belmont and Fire. He is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, and has been awarded a National Magazine Award and an SAIS Novartis Prize for journalism. He lives in New York City.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
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