The Author

Keith Pavlischek retired from U.S. Marine Corps in 2007. Following his retirement he was a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. He recently served as a civilian supporting the U.S. military in Afghanistan. His articles “Proportionality in Warfare” and “The Ethics of Counterinsurgency” were published in The New Atlantis.

In the Land of Blue Burqas: Learning about the Lives of Afghan Women

In gentle and respectful ways, McCord repeatedly responds to difficult questions and direct challenges with simple answers.