Lessons from the Iraq War: A Conversation with Colonel Frank Sobchak
In the latest Fletcher Forum podcast, Editor in Chief Elissa Miller and Senior Podcast Editor Maria Ory sit down with retired Colonel and Fletcher PhD candidate Frank Sobchak to discuss the recently published two-part volume on the history of the U.S. Army in the Iraq War from 2003-2011. The nearly 1,500 page report, according to Sobhack, one of the lead authors, aims to provide a comprehensive operational-level history of the war and examine and incorporate lessons learned within an official narrative. The panel discusses key takeaways from the report, including insights into civil-military relations and future military planning. Tune in!