The Modern War Institute at West Point hosted Dr. Pauline Shanks Kaurin, the Admiral James B. Stockdale chair in professional military ethics at the US Naval War College, who addressed cadets on civil-military relationships and placed their future roles as junior officers into that context. Dr. Shanks Kaurin’s work on ethics in military contexts has been previously featured in MWI’s War Books series.

Watch Dr. Shanks Kaurin’s remarks in full below.

Image credit: Chief Petty Officer Carlos M. Vazquez II