The fog of war. The term was introduced by the nineteenth century Prussian military analyst Carl von Clausewitz in his posthumously published book On War. We know war can get very ugly, of course, but most of us have not been an eye witness. Tyrone Smith has, as we hear in his up-close-and-personal reflections.
Tyrone Smith, the father of two boys, is a junior at Brown University, concentrating in English. Before attending Brown, he spent more than six years in the U.S. Army.
This essay was co-produced by Rebecca Steinberg.