In this episode of the MWI Podcast, I had the honor of speaking with Gen. David Petraeus. Gen. Petraeus needs little introduction. His remarkable military career, culminating with key command positions of US and coalition forces in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and his time as commander of CENTCOM and as the director of the CIA—all make him uniquely suited to survey the current global operating environment. He does that in this fascinating conversation, assessing the trends—from the tactical level to the strategic—that will define the threats the US military will face in the future.

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Image credit: Staff Sgt. Bradley Lail, US Army