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Filmmaker explores ethics and war

In 2007, author, journalist and filmmaker Sebastian Junger embedded himself with a U.S. battle company at a remote outpost in Korengal Valley, an area of eastern Afghanistan widely considered the most dangerous region in the country. He later parlayed this experience into an Academy Award-nominated documentary, “Restrepo,” and a New York Times best-selling book, “War.” He used his experience as a reference point Tuesday night when speaking about issues of morality in armed conflict.

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