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Phil Klay
Author of Redeployment. Co-host of Manifesto! A Podcast.
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Phil Klay 1h
“In my opinion, the Army failed Captain Perozeni when it ordered him to execute a mission that he pushed back against...and it failed Captain Perozeni when it ordered ODA 3212 to execute a mission without adequate support and resources.”
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Wesley Morgan 8h
"LMFAO, morale is definitely not exceptional," reacts a soldier friend reading this who is deployed down there. Helpful clarification from the not-a-senior-officer seats.
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Gregory Pardlo 7h
I'm doing 's kitchen dance right now! Whoot!
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Phil Klay Nov 13
Replying to @TimeNowBlog
Oh that sounds fascinating.
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Phil Klay Nov 13
Replying to @TimeNowBlog
Enjoyed this. You might find Hilary Lithgow’s paper on the limits of irony in David Finkel interesting:
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Phil Klay Nov 12
Looking forward to seeing you there
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Columbia Journal Nov 12
"If there’s one thing that honest narratives about these wars shouldn’t have, it's a neat ending." interviews on war literature and more:
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Berkley Center Nov 12
Author 's fiction draws on his training/service in Iraq and his education. Klay will join TOMORROW at 4:00pm to discuss his life and work as a writer.
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Paul_R_Elie Nov 12
"The essence of war," observes,"is imposing order onto an inherently chaotic environment." So is the essence of art. Are war and art somehow akin? I'll get to ask Klay tomorrow: he'll be our guest for a 4pm event hosted by & Office of Mission & Ministry
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Phil Klay Nov 12
Replying to @meganjeankfb
Harsh
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Phil Klay Nov 12
Replying to @bvanreet
Thanks man. Your piece is fascinating, and the end hit me hard
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Phil Klay Nov 11
“In interviews given long after the fact, one of these former roommates recalled Poe was often drunk, while the other claimed he had never seen Poe drink. Accounts suggest the former roommate was a liar, and the latter, a pyromaniac.”
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Phil Klay Nov 11
Replying to @seanmcase
Thank you
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Phil Klay Nov 11
Replying to @PaulRieckhoff
Thank you
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Phil Klay Nov 11
Replying to @PhilipMetres
Thank you
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Phil Klay Nov 11
Thank you. One of my Marines, Wayne Edmiston, took that shot. I’ve always loved it.
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America Magazine Nov 11
Deployment to Iraq changed my view of God, country and humankind. So did coming home. By
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Chad Williams Nov 11
The history of the 92d Division in is worth delving into. It's story is a critical part of the black military experience in the war and why this legacy matters.
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Phil Klay Nov 11
Thanks, man
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