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The General and the Ambassador


Diplomacy and Defense: Conversations with Senior US Military Leaders and Senior US Ambassadors on national security. 

Jun 16, 2021

General Casey and Ambassador Negroponte talk about their partnership in Iraq after the end of the US occupation: correcting mistakes made by the CPA, adjusting to the reality that the country was not ready for reconstruction, rebuilding the army and police, transitioning to counterinsurgency operations, sharing bushels of pistachios and learning from DOD-DOS cooperation in conflict zones.