Kirk Johnson

The List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies

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Kirk Johnson is the founder and executive director of The List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies. Johnson, who coordinated the reconstruction of Fallujah for USAID, is the author of To Be a Friend Is Fatal: A Story from the Aftermath of America at War.

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