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Risk and Its Calculus

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FP Pentagon reporter Jack Detsch sits down with Ret. General Stanley McChrystal, who commanded troops in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and talks about his new book on calculating risk both on and off the battlefield. 

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This week on FP Playlist, we feature a special co-production between Foreign Policy and World Affairs. In the episode, FP Pentagon reporter Jack Detsch sits down with Ret. General Stanley McChrystal, who commanded troops in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and talks about his new book on calculating risk both on and off the battlefield. 

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About Foreign Policy Playlist:  Each week, Foreign Policy’s national security and intelligence reporter Amy Mackinnon will recommend one podcast from around the world and play an excerpt.  The curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom.  FP Playlist replaces our flagship podcast First Person. You can download a new episode each Wednesday on Apple, Spotify, and all the other usual places. Love podcasts just as much as we do? Wed love to feature your favorite foreign-policy podcasts on Foreign Policy Playlist. Reach out to us by clicking on the link here.  See All Episodes

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