Christine Hannigan

Christine Hannigan served as a logistics officer in the Marine Corps between 2011 and 2016. She lives in London, where she researches the privatization of urban infrastructure and spaces. More of her writing can be found at


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The U.S. war in Afghanistan has been remarkably expensive, wasteful, and destructive. As a first lieutenant, I experienced its absurdity firsthand. Read more

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