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The General and the Ambassador

Jan 4, 2019

Generals Austin and Odierno & Ambassadors Crocker and Liberi on media relations, trust, briefing the President & the need for a civ/mil playbook from the lessons of Afghanistan/Iraq.


Dec 21, 2018

Panel at National Defense University on civilian/military relations: Gen. Odierno, Gen. Austin, Amb. Crocker, Amb. Liberi on working in Iraq and Afghanistan:  building long term stability,  planning & handing the media.


Dec 4, 2018

Blurb:  General Wright and Ambassador Schieffer talk about North Korea kidnapping of Japanese citizens, the 6 Party Talks, China, US diplomatic persuasion & military force, flying on Air Force Two and the value of America as an idea.   


Dec 4, 2018

Former Ambassador to Japan Tom Schieffer & Former Commander US Forces Japan General Bruce “Orville” Wright discuss their partnership, the US –Japanese military alliance, the 2010 North Korean missile attacks and doing the right thing in the aftermath of a rape by a US soldier.


Oct 19, 2018

Former AFRICOM Commander General Ham and former Ambassador to Libya Cretz on the 2011 revolt in Libya, the decision to use US military force to protect civilians, the coalition and key partnerships.