Members of the U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division listen as gunfire erupts during a joint operation with the Iraqi army in the town of Buhriz, 60 kilometers (35 miles) northeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007. Lauren Frayer/AP Photo

The Wars We Couldn’t Win

New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers has covered war in Afghanistan and Iraq for more than a decade. The Pulitzer Prize winner joins us to tell the stories of these conflicts through the eyes of the U.S. military members fighting them, which he writes about in “The Fighters” (Simon & Schuster).