Lessons Learned from Military Mistakes

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/5161962/5161963" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Strategist Eliot Cohen examines the lessons of military mistakes and how competent, professional armies can produce military disasters.


Eliot Cohen, professor of strategic studies at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University; author of Supreme Command: Leadership in Wartime



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.