Andrew Exum

The Atlantic

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Andrew Exum is a contributing editor to The Atlantic and the author of This Man's Army: A Soldier's Story from the Front Lines of the War on Terrorism. A former research fellow at the Center for a New American Security, from 2002-2004, Exum served as a US Army officer in Afghanistan.

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This week, the Pentagon gave President Trump its  best-laid plans  to accomplish his campaign promise to accelerate the crushing of ISIS.

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who'll…

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