Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Starbucks

Guest

A former senior correspondent and editor of the Washington Post, Rajiv Chandrasekaran is a senior vice president at Starbucks, where he works with veterans. He is the author of Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan and Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone

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