06/05/2009 David Kilcullen

David Kilcullen is an expert in counterinsurgency and has worked in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq.

A former Australian army officer he joined the United States State Department in 2005 before becoming a special advisor to General David Petraeus and then Condoleeza Rice.

This week on The Interview David Kilcullen talks to Lyse Doucet about modern warfare and the need to try to understand the culture of the enemy -- to get to know the way they act and think.

27 minutes

Last on

Sun 7 Jun 2009 06:32 GMT

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project