Steve Coll

Author and Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, CEO of New America Foundation

Guest

President and CEO of the New America Foundation and staff writerfor the New Yorker; author of “Directorate S”; The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century and Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power; former managing editor of the Washington Post (1998-2004)

Steve Coll on KCRW

“The story of how a Nobel Peace Prize-winning President, inherited a war, escalated a war and then left a muddle behind is important.

Steve Coll on America’s secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan

“The story of how a Nobel Peace Prize-winning President, inherited a war, escalated a war and then left a muddle behind is important.

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Steve Coll won a Pulitzer Prize for his book “Ghost Wars,” about secret American involvement in Pakistan and Afghanistan pre-9/11. His new book picks up the story.

Why the U.S. is still in Afghanistan more than 16 years after going to war

Steve Coll won a Pulitzer Prize for his book “Ghost Wars,” about secret American involvement in Pakistan and Afghanistan pre-9/11. His new book picks up the story.

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Apple has challenged Exxon Mobil as the biggest American company, but Exxon Mobil deals with fuel for the energy that powers the world's economy — including Apple computers.

Steve Coll on ExxonMobil

Apple has challenged Exxon Mobil as the biggest American company, but Exxon Mobil deals with fuel for the energy that powers the world's economy — including Apple computers.

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