Navy SEAL Eric Greitens Says 'American Sniper' Did 'A Really Remarkable Job' Of Portraying Iraq War

March 9, 2015 7:21 PM

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"American Sniper" has been crowned 2014's top-grossing film -- as well as the highest-earning war movie of all time -- but still, the controversy surrounding the Oscar-nominated project lingers. Linda Stasi of The Daily News wrote that the film "may or may not be completely accurate," and Garett Reppenhagen, an American sniper himself, lamented that "audience members are mistaking Chris Kyle’s view of the war as 'the' story about the war'" in a piece for Salon.

Eric Greiten disagrees. A Navy SEAL and the author of Resilience, he told HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani on Monday that the Clint Eastwood directed film "did a pretty great job" with its depiction of the war.

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