Black Sheep Down

Use It and Abuse It

Extreme Ownership tails the Hollywood success of American Sniper, which was based on the memoir of late Navy SEAL and serial fabulist Chris Kyle, who served with Willink and Babin in the 2006 Battle of Ramadi. The authors gamely puff up their “liberation” of that pivotal Iraqi city as an unalloyed success story and a vindication of the Iraq war…

When the book came out in October 2015, ISIS had controlled Ramadi for five months.

The Baffler