The Searing Anger Inside the Pentagon

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photoWashington Post correspondent Tom Ricks has covered conflict around the globe and may be the country's toughest, most plugged-in observer of the uniformed U.S. military officials whose duty it is to carry out the policies of Pentagon and White House civilian leaders.

Ricks was part of the Washington Post team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for reporting on 21st century challenges for the U.S. military. Now, he's reporting on the anger of high ranking officers at the path they have been put on in Iraq.

Click the "Listen" link to hear Tom Ricks give an unvarnished view of the dissent among the senior ranks of the U.S. military on war strategy in Iraq.


Tom Ricks, Pulitzer Prize-winning military correspondent, The Washington Post and author of "A Soldier's Duty: A Novel."

This program aired on May 27, 2004.


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