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The General and the Ambassador®

Diplomacy & Defense:  Behind the scenes conversations between senior US military leaders and US Ambassadors on their joint work across the globe from Afghanistan to Haiti to advance US national security.  

Dec 3, 2022

General Darren McDew, former Commander US TRANSCOM and Dr. Alan Misenheimer, former Political Advisor to TRANSCOM, explain how the command projects and sustains US military operations around the globe, drawing on its formidable assets and those of private industry.  They describe how the Dept of Defense and the Dept of State negotiate transit access for US military equipment and personnel as well as the threats posed by Chinese global infrastructure investments and by constant cyberattacks on the networks TRANSCOM depends on.