The Politics of War, Peace, & Leadership with General David H. Petraeus

Date(s) - 06/05/19
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago

Hosted by
Institute of Politics

Wed, June 5, 2019 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

Over a near-forty-year career in the U.S. military, General David Petraeus has served as head of the multinational forces in Iraq (2004-2005), commander of coalition forces in Iraq (2007-2008), commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan (2010-2011), and director of the CIA (2011-2012).

Gen. Petraeus has received honors including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Service Medal, two awards of the Defense Superior Service Medal, four awards of the Legion of Merit, and the Bronze Star Medal for Valor.

Please join the IOP for a conversation with General David Petraeus about his career, the current state of global politics, American leadership, and the future of the intelligence community.

This conversation will be moderated by Natasha Bertrand, national security correspondent for POLITICO and MSNBC contributor.