The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation
By The American Academy of Diplomacy
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How our senior US military commanders and senior ambassadors partner to advance US global interests and protect America. A project of the Una Chapman Cox Foundation in partnership with the American Academy of Diplomacy.
||CleanStanding with Japan Part II: General Wright & Ambassador Schieffer on Japan, North Korea and China, US leadership today and Australia’s friendship on 9/11.||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.||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStanding with Japan Part I: General Wright & Ambassador Schieffer on US military and diplomatic engagement with Japan and the US response to North Korean missile attacks.||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...||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLibya and The Responsibility to Protect: General Ham and Ambassador Cretz on US actions to protect the Libyan population from Quedaffi.||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.||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking 30,000 look like 300,000: EASTERN EUROPE. General Ben Hodges, Ambassador Steve Mull discuss expanding the U.S. military presence, Poland, negotiations, missile defense, burden sharing.||Former US Army Europe Commander Gen. Ben Hodges and Former US Ambassador to Poland, Amb. Steve Mull discuss their partnership to increase the US military presence in Poland & Eastern Europe after Russia invaded Ukraine. Diplomatic negotiations/...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUS Military, Diplomatic engagement with South Korea. General Skip Sharp and Ambassador Kathy Stephens on US force posture, North Korean 2010 attacks, sanctions, current negotiations.||General Skip Sharp, former commander of UN, US-ROK & US Forces South Korea and former Ambassador Kathy Stephens on their partnership during the period of high tension after the 2010 North Korean attacks; current US military posture and burden...||10/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTending the Garden: US Interests in the Mediterranean. Admiral Michelle Howard and Ambassador David Pearce on Greece/Turkey, the 2015 Migrant Crisis, US Naval Operations and the Challenge of Russia||Admiral Michelle Howard and Ambassador David Pearce on Greece/Turkey, the 2015 Migrant Crisis, US Naval Operations and the Challenge of Russia||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCapacity and Capability: US Diplomatic and Military Operations in the Horn of Africa with Joint Task Force Djibouti Commander General Sonntag and Ambassador Thomas Kelly. Terrorism, Mission Protection, Evacuations, Refugees and the Challenge of China.||Terrorism, Mission Protection, Evacuations, Refugees and the Challenge of China||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTough times in Moscow: Former Ambassador to Russia John Tefft & former Defense Attache General McClintock on Embassy operations/access/Russian military modernization/Crimea/Ukraine/NATO & Syria.||Ambassador John Tefft and US Embassy Military Attache Bruce McClintock provide an unique view of U.S engagement inside Russia and the operational climate for the U.S.Embassy and Consulates. They discuss Russian military doctrine/objectives/perceptions..||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica and Africom: How US Military & US Diplomats Work Together. General Kip Ward & Ambassador Mary Yates. 4/10/2018||General Kip Ward & Ambassador Mary Yates.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSiriusXM POTUS interview with Eric Ham on Academy podcast series “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation”||Ambassador Deborah McCarthy discusses the purpose and content of the General and Ambassador series with Eric Ham on SiriusXM POTUS show.||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHaiti 2010 Earthquake: 40 Seconds that Changed Haiti Forever. Ambassador Merten and Lt. General Keen on Leading the U.S. Relief Effort and US Interests Today||Ambassador Merten and Lt. General Keen on Leading the U.S. Relief Effort and US Interests Today||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIraq: Sharing Meals and Joint Leadership. Gen. Austin & Amb. Jeffrey on Managing the US Military Drawdown 2010-2011||Gen. Austin & Amb. Jeffrey on Managing the US Military Drawdown 2010-2011||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat are effective public affairs strategies and tactics for our military and our diplomats? A conversation with former senior spokespersons Rear Admiral John Kirby and Ambassador Michael Hammer||Rear Admiral (Ret.) John Kirby & Ambassador Michael Hammer||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNATO: How US Military & US Diplomats Partnered on Russia/Ukraine & Disinformation. General Philip Breedlove & Ambassador Victoria Nuland. 2/24/18||General Philip Breedlove and Ambassador Victoria Nuland||2/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurope: The European Command & the Bang for the Buck of US Military Training in Europe. General Jack Gardner & Ambassador Kate Canavan. 2/16/18||General Jack Gardner and Ambassador Kate Canavan||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLatin America: How US Military & US Diplomats Partner. Drug Trafficking/Columbia/Venezuela. Admiral Jim Stavridis & Ambassador Bill Brownfield. 2/7/18||Admiral Jim Stavridis & Ambassador Bill Brownfield||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUS Military & Diplomatic Leadership in Iraq: General David Petreaus & Ambassador Ryan Crocker. 12/20/17||General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great concept, very engaging!
Such a cool idea, this is a great way to engage wider audiences on issues of diplomacy that aren’t always accessible to all. Very important for this kind of work to be supported! I look forward to future episodes and conversations.