Military Leadership

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Patton, Eisenhower and Schwarzkopf became household names as warriors. Whose names will we hear during a war with Iraq, and what should we know about them? Join Neal Conan for a profile of the U.S. military leadership.

Guests:

John Burnett
*NPR Correspondent
*Embedded with the First Marine Division in northern Kuwait

Tom Gjelten
*NPR's National Security Correspondent

Charles Heyman
*Former major in British Royal Army
*Editor of the reference book Jane's World Armies (Jane's Information Group, 1998).

Gen. Robert Scales
*Military Consultant to NPR
*Retired Major General served over 30 years in the U.S. Army
*Author of several books including, Yellow Smoke: The Future of Land Warfare (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003).

Dana Priest
*National Security Reporter for The Washington Post
*Author of THE MISSION: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military (W.W. Norton & Company, 2003).

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