New Video of Gen. Odierno interview by Dr. Kim Kagan!
ISW was honored this week to host General Raymond T. Odierno at the Army and Navy Club for a candid conversation on the future of Iraq. General Odierno discussed the political challenges facing Iraq this election year, the security challenges that the American drawdown will pose the malign influence from Iran, and the potential for long-term success. You can watch the full video at www.understandingwar.org now!
General Odierno also praised ISW’s work saying, “We appreciate you and the work that you do. ISW is an important outside voice providing a fresh perspective on the challenges we face.”
The event was part of ISW’s Field Reports, a military speaker series which hosts commanders returning from Iraq or Afghanistan and offers an unvarnished view of the wars, fresh from the field. Past guests include: General David Petraeus, Major Generals Michael Jones, Mark Hertling, and Robert Caslen; Brigadier General Joseph Anderson; and Colonels David Sutherland, Stephen Twitty, Ricky Gibbs, H.R. McMaster, Charles Flynn, Christopher Kolenda, and William Hickman.
Communications Director, ISW