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Rebecca Frankel

Biography

Rebecca Frankel

Rebecca Frankel is senior editor, Special Projects at Foreign Policy Magazine. Her regular Friday column “Rebecca’s War Dog of the Week” has been featured on The Best Defense since January 2010. Her photo essay “War Dog,” is one of the most-viewed pieces in ForeignPolicy.com’s history and has received upwards of 16 million views and over 100,000 likes on Facebook. She has appeared as a commentator on "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" and MSNBC, among others. In 2011, she was named one of 12 women in foreign policy to follow on Twitter by the Daily Muse.

Rebecca Frankel

Books by Rebecca Frankel

by Rebecca Frankel - History, Military, Nonfiction

The history of dogs in the US military is long and rich, from the spirit-lifting mascots of the Civil War to the dogs still leading patrols hunting for IEDs today. In WAR DOGS, Rebecca Frankel offers a riveting mix of on-the-ground reporting, her own hands-on experiences in the military working dog world, and a look at the science of dogs’ special abilities --- from their amazing noses and powerful jaws to their enormous sensitivity to the emotions of their human companions.