Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts The Yank: The True Story of a Former U.S. Marine in the Irish Republican Army

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The Yank: The True Story of a Former U.S. Marine in the Irish Republican Army

December 13, 2022 | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

About the Event

In this month's People, Politics, and Prose, John Crawley joins Ronald J. Granieri to discuss his book, The Yank: The True Story of a Former U.S. Marine in the Irish Republican ArmyCrawley and Granieri will discuss Crawley's experience from Marine Corps training to gun-running and explore the path taken by the former U.S. Marine to the IRA.

People, Politics, and Prose with Ron Granieri features in-depth conversations with authors of recent books on international affairs and national security. Moderated by FPRI’s Ronald J. Granieri, each session will build on the book’s contents to discuss the author’s influences and motivations, relating everything to current events to elicit a broader understanding of the geographical, political, and historical context of our contemporary world. 


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Speakers

John Crawley

John Crawley - John Crawley was born in New York to Irish immigrant parents and moved to Ireland as a young teenager to attend school. Inspired there by the struggle for Irish freedom against British rule in the North of Ireland, he returned to America to receive military training in an elite, special forces "Recon" unit of the US Marine Corps.

Ronald J. Granieri

Ronald J. Granieri - Dr. Ronald J. Granieri is the Executive Director of FPRI’s Center for the Study of America and the West, and host of People, Politics, and Prose, a monthly series of events.