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Appeared in: Volume 12, Number 4
Published on: February 17, 2017
War on the Silver Screen
Hollywood’s Afghanistan

War movies can only be as serious as the wars they depict—and only as serious as we Americans are about fighting them.

Todd Greentree is a research associate with the Oxford Changing Character of War Programme. A former U.S. Foreign Service Officer, he has served in five wars, most recently Afghanistan.
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