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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Anyone born in the US since September 11 has lived an entire lifetime in a nation at war.

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Today, two American military jets dropped bombs on Islamic extremists in Iraq. The airstrikes were the first serious military operation the U.S.

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