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Youngster

Today’s Between the Covers podcast is with Thomas W. Young, author of The Mullah’s Storm. It’s a war-on-terror survival story that takes place in the wilds of Afghanistan–it reminded me of Last of the Breed by Louis L’Amour. In our 10-minute conversation, we discuss Young’s experience as a member of the Air National Guard who flew in Afghanistan and elsewhere, what it’s like to go through a military survival school, and whether U.S. goals in Afghanistan are achievable.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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