Bloggingheads taped a dialogue between Century Foundation fellows Thanassis Cambanis and Michael Cohen on The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War by Fred Kaplan. Cambanis has the review of the book in The New York Times.


See the sections at the times below.

Reviewing Fred Kaplan's new book, The Insurgents   9:30
Petraeus's questionable tactics in Iraq   5:56
Was the counterinsurgency strategy just a fad?   4:26
Michael: COIN doctrine was “intellectual claptrap”   7:23
Importing failure to Afghanistan   12:13
Learning lessons from stupid wars   7:08

A written debate between Cohen and Cambanis can be read here.