Anthony Cordesman

Center for Strategic and International Studies

Guest

Holder of the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and author of Iraqi Security Forces: A Strategy for Success; former National Security Assistant to Senator John McCain, he has held senior positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and State Department

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