Ep. 173 | Wesley Morgan | Embedded Journalist and Army Historian

Wesley Morgan is a fight correspondent that has traveled to a number of conflict zones to uncover the higher context of the World Conflict on Terror. Morgan is the creator of The Hardest Place: The American Army Adrift in Afghanistan’s Pech Valley and has lined tales for information shops like The Washington Submit, New York Occasions, Politico, and others.

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00:00:00:00 Intro/Favourite Current Friends
00:01:52:11 Getting Into Journalism
00:06:02:09 Logistics of an Embedded Journalist
00:09:06:14 Change in Embed Journalism
00:18:13:03 What Type of Physique Armor?
00:21:17:01 Embedding is Lifeless
00:25:52:00 The Pech Valley
00:36:24:12 Why Taliban Fighters Combat
00:40:49:08 Navigating Afghan Politics
00:56:31:05 Advising the Afghans
01:02:28:08 Inexperienced on Blue Assaults
01:07:16:04 The Afghan Individuals
01:12:13:00 Media Protection of the Conflict
01:18:51:03 AARs and Investigations
01:29:08:00 In Sangin with the Brits