Chris Hedges: Realities of War

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Feb 27, 2021

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the realities of war, its appeal for young men and its destruction of them, with Salar Abdoh, novelist and essayist.

Salar Abdoh’s new novel, Out of Mesopotamia, considered one of a handful of great modern war novels, tells the story of Saleh, a jaded, middle-aged Iranian reporter who accompanies Shia militias, as Abdoh did, in Iraq and Syria during the heavy fighting between 2014 and 2017.

See also: ‘Out of Mesopotamia’ Is a Great War Novel, by Chris Hedges

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From the archives:

What Waging War Is Really Like, by David Swanson

Chris Hedges: The Truth About War Always Comes Out Too Late

Will Griffin: From Army Veteran to Global Activist

U.S. Army: 0 — Internet: 1 by David Swanson

Chris Hedges and Matthew Hoh: The High Rate of Suicide Among Veterans

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo (repost)

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo

3 thoughts on “Chris Hedges: Realities of War

  1. Pingback: Phyllis Bennis and Larry Wilkerson: US Bombing in Syria Illegal and US Should Rejoin Iran Agreement Now – Dandelion Salad

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