“American War Generals” Airing September 2014 National Geographic

Media Coverage and Reviews for “American War Generals”

September 11, 2014
“War Generals of Today”: Blunt Talk from the Battlefield
USA Today

“American War Generals…. differs from what we normally read or see about the current wars. Today’s generation of generals talk candidly about prosecuting ambiguous wars with often-flawed strategies.”

September 10, 2014
‘Generals’ dissects Iraq and Afghanistan wars
New York Daily News

“American War Generals” is, for all practical purposes, an autopsy of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, narrated almost entirely by the generals who led the American military in the years before and during those wars.”

“At the same time, almost none of “American War Generals” feels like bashing, finger-pointing or partisan blame-casting. It’s more like an academic dissection, something you might hear in a class at West Point.”

“No future leader should be allowed to start a war without seeing this special.”

September 11, 2014
‘American War Generals’ a sobering reflection on U.S. failures in Iraq;;

“As the U.S. escalates its campaign against jihadists in Iraq and Syria, a new documentary offers a cautionary tale about putting too much faith in technology and forgetting hard-fought lessons from the past.”

September 13, 2014
This Weekend’s “American War Generals” is a Must-Watch

“The National Geographic Channel’s “American War Generals” is ambitious. And it is also fantastic.”

“And despite covering 50 years of military history, “War Generals” tells their stories, not just as generals, but as humans.”

“The film doesn’t merely entertain, though. It also educates.”

September 9, 2014
The Washington Premiere of “American War Generals”

“It plays like a mixtape of the greatest hits, failures, and disputes of the past half century of American wars, but the sobering part of a new documentary, American War Generals, is its undeniable relevance to right now.”

September 16, 2014
Small Wars Continue to Drain America of its Power
Yahoo News

“A most astonishing and brilliant documentary.”