"How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle"

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Speakers
Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair, "Foreign Affairs"
Introductory Speakers
James Dobbins
Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, National Security Research Division, RAND Corporation

Gideon Rose discusses his examination of the choices confronting presidents and their advisers during the final stages of each major conflict from World War I through Iraq.

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