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She received an MBA degree from Harvard what's an -- -- -- in public administration she graduated with honors from did not -- military academy.
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All in administration of General David Petraeus since published by the -- impressed group shall spring of volume rose of us -- on.
And ordered America's 1 originally wanted to morning miss Broderick are you good morning it's great to be here thanks for having me so -- this out -- while -- -- General Petraeus.
Well the study began as my dissertation my doctoral dissertation and it was a look at transformational leadership and how an individual contains an organization.
When he was picked to get to Afghanistan last summer in the summer of 2010 a decided turn their dissertation -- -- -- and frame.
-- story of his year in Afghanistan.
And that would be the framework but then to have biographical aggressions that show his intellectual history if you will into the book has two stories a sensibly in -- Or chronicle of -- -- in Afghanistan and in the biography.
-- -- -- -- Military figure.
-- People at Marshall like Eisenhower or light MacArthur.
Was more patent owner posted.
And that's a -- question and and it's something and Secretary Gates and say he's on par with all of those former military leaders and and I would agree I think.
What he has in common with them is this ability to be -- soldier scholar and statesman.
And he obviously -- wartime commander he's commanded two of our biggest -- and -- on rumors that I've known in my military service.
And he is a scholar yeah -- -- a Ph.D.
from Princeton and values intellectual.
Experience isn't out of out of your comfort zone experiences if you -- tries to push that -- promote that.
Among his movement teased the then the -- diplomacy aspect of -- -- obviously -- those some and so one of the states mineral.
As a coalition warfare command -- when he was in command an -- political.
He's not political -- He has no aspirations of -- Depends on how you ask that question -- it I think what's interesting is to look at how.
Politicized generals can become an intersection but one thing he made it.
Very clear point about earlier this year when he isn't and attending his confirmation hanging with the CA.
Was that there clear lines with civil military relations and that generals and in the military will follow the orders -- the president gives them.
And so I think in that -- he's he's not political Germany him.
He -- to speak at Harvard while he was a commander at Fort Leavenworth and was writing and counterinsurgency field manual.
I was studying at the time and does give the students was asked to meet with him.
After he gave a presentation today entire student body.
And I went up to him and said I'm working on his research and I'd love to get your feedback -- connect with folks in year your military organization to share these ideas and he he gave me his card.
We kept in touch he does a lot of mentoring -- that he's willing to to reach noting and then taking a good idea that's out there and in infuse -- into the organization if it makes cents.
So I decided then to pursue my Ph.D.
increase to -- and asks if I could interview him for the -- city that I mentioned earlier.
And we kept in touch and basically of the -- email and occasionally if I was in Washington he was in Washington would go for around.
End of the book -- once you read economists you'll see that one of our first rule.
Or -- rule on the and are already aware of this problem currently battling cancer -- And I don't have time to have no current.
That's a good time to read -- When you can get on American and a CD is dumped his -- -- holly Petraeus is a wonderful.
The military spouse has done so much for their children and fair fair.
Children of fallen soldiers I respect her -- -- also -- operationally and your obvious electro and house rob.
Yes it was you know as a -- really he's got a number of men -- -- I think that's one thing that's different.
When you compare him to other senior commanders he really looks at the organization the military is a flat organization is willing to take ideas from anyone of any -- if -- -- get a -- -- not dumb ideas -- that did that.
You know we had we had a lot of report I think -- -- that comes from a common ground of having gone to West Point them a lot of running an interest in counterinsurgency warfare.
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The bark all M worth of -- -- over foreign along.
Vernon I was an outstanding writing partners and he is C metro editor at Washington Post.
All -- -- yet embedded with and Petraeus when Petraeus was the commander of the -- -- first airborne division in Mosul Iraq.
So he was familiar with.
The military lexicon he had been a war correspondent for the Pentagon and he.
Is a great writer and a great -- -- -- the -- all around.
I think that really captures the chances philosophy towards life towards service and -- he.
And regardless of his range as I sort of traces his life history.
He he goes -- in and he works in a decent.
He's indefatigable as far as our -- and so are many other troopers that he really puts the nation first and foremost and and embraces -- West Point -- of duty honor country so I was trying to capture something -- personified the way he approaches life and it's pollen.
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They'll run marathon should know I -- -- about eight miles a day in front of sports.
For -- -- know some long traded down to -- a six minute mile bits and.
And in general and train around seven minimum armed border and it looks like -- my wife's arms are should -- toward a meaningful helical he looks like turn shapes well let's -- -- back to the book one of -- what does Iran.
You're it we that we -- together and indeed around six but -- -- began Dixon -- all those.
He's 58 there's run of six -- models.
He can around 600 -- disinfect a couple of weeks ago we ran we ran and how -- slower than that -- -- ten and ten miles.
Probably it's -- have been something pace but he's an excellent Satan and one of his mansion uses.
And if for the military can understand the context that your body is the ultimate weapon system and it really is for an infantryman Munis be -- -- survive and -- is a huge part of that.
But it and I think that fitness make several and in fearing that -- feel good about yourself and.
And that's affect broader need to think that it so what do you when he was a little present had the same draft status and what that what happened in McChrystal the -- -- -- so right.
Rolling Stones in coming out again Rolling -- and it reporter Michael Hastings had embedded with McChrystal steam in Afghanistan.
And wrote an article that expose them.
Some of the.
Just dial left -- and -- diagonal at all so one one but terrorists want to back to Afghanistan had done it before and.
He had never been stationary or ask is -- -- as the commander of -- have was entry level position office so did you -- learning curve as as opposed to his commanding in Iraq -- head.
In four years on the ground already face of what he went -- if you thank you gonna win the war.
Well I think the president asked him to set their conditions so that.
Afghan Afghans can can take over security efforts in their country and we to Begin to leave.
Am defining lines that wasn't -- -- in the war.
No -- and win is a nebulous term rights and winning in his line is making progress and so if you look at what he comes up numbers are -- are running it -- about.
-- -- -- -- a sometimes a game takes a long time 1% now but I mean still.
Jennifer that is not templates well he doesn't go -- anything and think about losing box and -- announces his mind that if he's in he's what do you you write about what he know about two.
Well -- -- are about to kill and about all the subsequent murder but to fire -- medical.
Osama -- laden what do you know about -- operation.
Does a great question in the -- one of the chapters with discussion what was going on with him at the time.
He had heard about the operation -- is back in Washington for the announcement of of his own brand new position associate directors nominations today.
He gets back to Afghanistan and he's briefed by a animal and the Crane and -- ahead of the joint special operations command a couple of days before the operation is posted.
Get under way.
He was the only -- -- -- about it and column and within the military command obviously is a commanded a huge have to clincher contingency operations so if something went wrong with this operation.
He may had to -- assets that he had in Afghanistan them.
Theater to you know help support the -- that -- operating their so he he walks to the situation room.
In Kabul and I'm not the compound there in the by the situation -- I mean.
Television screens showing infrared images of what's going on not of this particular operation with the other.
Operations that we're going on that evening this is an important term.
Point to make that those type of operations at that the Navy SEALs were conducting.
They're going on every night in Afghanistan and on that night there I think -- twelve or thirteen other operations of the same complexity of the same sort of high risk nature.
And and as effective.
And our you know an animated tell you this but united that's -- very -- rule book by you.
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