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Rebecca Frankel

Biography

Rebecca Frankel

Rebecca Frankel is deputy editor at Foreign Policy. She is the author of WAR DOGS: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love, a New York Times bestselling book about canines in combat, the subject of her regular Friday column "Rebecca's War Dog of the Week," featured on The Best Defense. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, National Geographic, Slate, The Washington Post and elsewhere. Most recently, Frankel has been as a guest on "Conan O'Brien", "BBC World News" and the "Diane Rehm Show", among others.

Rebecca Frankel

Books by Rebecca Frankel

by Rebecca Frankel - Animals , Military, Nonfiction, Pets

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. Frankel not only interviews handlers who deployed dogs in wars from Vietnam to Iraq, but top military commanders, K-9 program managers, combat-trained therapists and veterinary technicians. With a compelling cast of humans and animals, this moving book is a must read for all dog lovers.