The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation

The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation

Finland and the US: Friends and Allies, a conversation with General Jarmo Lindberg and Ambassador Bruce Oreck
Dec 06, 2019 32:10

Finland and the US: Friends and Allies, a conversation with General Jarmo Lindberg and Ambassador Bruce Oreck

Former Finnish Chief of Defense General Jarmo Lindberg and Ambassador Bruce Oreck talk about the deep US-Finnish defense relationship, Finland’s key role vis a vis Russia, Nordic security and receiving the Legion of Merit from General Dunford.
Pakistan-US Relations: Striking a Balance
Nov 25, 2019 33:24

Pakistan-US Relations: Striking a Balance

Former CENTCOM Commander Lloyd Austin and former US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson talk about the importance of trust between US military and diplomatic leaders and how they managed the prickly relationship with Pakistan. They discuss the strategic importance of Pakistan to US interests in Afghanistan, India and China, the difficulty of working with a country which supports terrorist groups, and the very real dangers of the tense Pakistan/India relationship.
Fighting Terrorism is a Team Effort with General Francis Taylor and Ambassador Tina Kaidanow Part II
Sep 29, 2019 20:55

Fighting Terrorism is a Team Effort with General Francis Taylor and Ambassador Tina Kaidanow Part II

In this conversation, General Taylor and Ambassador Kaidanow talk about their joint work to prevent ISIS recruitment efforts in the US and abroad, to develop counter messaging to ISIS propaganda and to make sure key information was shared with local US communities. They discuss the surprising findings on who was vulnerable to recruitment….
Fighting Terrorism is a Team Effort with General Francis Taylor and Ambassador Tina Kaidanow Part I
Sep 18, 2019 18:47

Fighting Terrorism is a Team Effort with General Francis Taylor and Ambassador Tina Kaidanow Part I

In this conversation, General Taylor and Ambassador Kaidanow talk about their joint work to prevent ISIS recruitment efforts in the US and abroad, to develop counter messaging to ISIS propaganda and to make sure key information was shared with local US communities. They discuss the surprising findings on who was vulnerable to recruitment….
Iraq: Behind the scenes in Baghdad working in a Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) with General William Hickman and Ambassador John Bennett
Aug 08, 2019 27:25

Iraq: Behind the scenes in Baghdad working in a Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) with General William Hickman and Ambassador John Bennett

Hosted by Ambassador (ret) Deborah McCarthy, this conversation with General Hickman and Ambassador Bennett gives an inside view of the challenging work of the U.S. civilian-military teams operating in Iraq to rebuild the country.
A Nation’s Promise: Accounting for Our POW/MIA with General Kelly McKeague and Ambassador Charles Ray
Jun 27, 2019 37:39

A Nation’s Promise: Accounting for Our POW/MIA with General Kelly McKeague and Ambassador Charles Ray

General Kelly McKeague and Ambassador Charles Ray talk about efforts led by the Department of Defense and supported by the Department of State to account for the over 82,000 missing personnel from WWII through Operation Iraqi Freedom.
European Security: ISIS Terrorist Attacks & Deterring Russia with General Gregory Lengyel and Ambassador Susan Elliott
Jun 04, 2019 29:01

European Security: ISIS Terrorist Attacks & Deterring Russia with General Gregory Lengyel and Ambassador Susan Elliott

The U.S. Response to ISIS attacks in Europe, the role of Special Operations Command Europe, and building deterrence vis a vis Russia with General Gregory Lengyel ( fmr. Commander Special Operations Command Europe) and Ambassador Susan Elliott (fmr. Civilian Deputy, U.S. European Command).
Japan’s Triple Disaster: Helping an Ally in Need with Admiral Robert Willard and Ambassador John Roos
May 24, 2019 43:50

Japan’s Triple Disaster: Helping an Ally in Need with Admiral Robert Willard and Ambassador John Roos

In 2011 Japan was hit by an earthquake, a tsunami and a nuclear disaster. Admiral Robert Willard (fmr. Commander, U.S. Pacific Command) and Ambassador John Roos (fmr. U.S. Ambassador to Japan) talk about the devastation, nuclear radiation fears and coordinating the massive U.S. disaster assistance program for this key ally.
Cyber Security: Foreign Attacks and U.S. Cyber Policy with General Keith Alexander and Cyber Coordinator Chris Painter
May 10, 2019 29:13

Cyber Security: Foreign Attacks and U.S. Cyber Policy with General Keith Alexander and Cyber Coordinator Chris Painter

General Alexander and Coordinator Painter discuss U.S. responses to cyber attacks from Russia, Iran and China, the urgent need for stronger defense & cyber as a tool of national power.
Georgia: Building Resilience on the Frontlines with Ambassador Ian Kelly and Brigadier General Garrick Harmon
Apr 15, 2019 31:02

Georgia: Building Resilience on the Frontlines with Ambassador Ian Kelly and Brigadier General Garrick Harmon

Ambassador Ian Kelly & Defense Attaché Brigadier General Harmon discuss US efforts to build deterrence against Russia and support Georgia's Euro Atlantic integration & NATO membership