Brandon Friedman

Brandon Friedman

Brandon Friedman is CEO of The McPherson Square Group and the former deputy assistant secretary for public affairs at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He served as an Army infantry officer in Afghanistan and Iraq. Follow him on Twitter @BFriedmanDC.

Articles by this author

We’ve been in Afghanistan for a very long time. It has cost us a trillion dollars and thousands of lives. Views
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Our Afghanistan Repetition is a Form of National Madness
“I spent my 20th birthday in Afghanistan,” a former soldier of mine once joked. “And then I spent my 30th birthday there.” He died in 2014 of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs. He was on active duty at the time, still rotating back and forth, deployment after deployment. He was a great...
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