DISCIPLINE & LEADERSHIP WHILE DEPLOYED AT SEA OR ON LAND & THE LONGEST PUBIC HAIR I’VE EVER SEEN: Mac & Phil Smith

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US Navy

Phil Smith, Col USMC (ret) joined the program to talk about the 100 Hour Work Week while deployed that was such a large issue at yesterday’s Senate Armed Service Committee Hearing on Recent Ship Collisions at Sea.  Along the way we get into a discussion about discipline, leaders who enforce discipline and the longest pubic hair I’ve ever seen.

Smitty also talks about his trepidation relative to an “anit-war” agenda in Ken Burns’ PBS Documentary, The Vietnam War.

UN SANCTIONS ARE OF MARGINAL USE BUT A NECESSARY STEP: Grant Newsham

Grant Newsham
Japan Forum for Strategic Studies
Senior Researcher
Col USMC (ret)

The United Nations Sanctioned North Korea last week, Japan says that there will be no negotiations until the Korean Peninsula is denuclearized and South Korea is launching cruise missiles from aviation platforms.  Our Pacific Rim specialist Grant Newsham, Col USMC (ret) helps us make sense of it.

WHAT WOULD CHINA DO? Grant Newsham

Grant Newsham
Japan Forum for Strategic Studies
Senior Researcher
Col USMC (ret)

Would China actually allow the Korean Peninsula to fall into western hands if North Korea struck first or would they intervene?

Could Chine effect a regime change in North Korea if it so chose?

Will India go to war over the territorial disagreement that has Chinese and Indian troops facing each other?

Grant Newsham, Col USMC (ret) joins us to talk about it.

EGYPT, SYRIA AND THE FUTURE: Will Costantini

Will Costantini
Col USMC (ret)

A former Middle East Foreign Area Officer (FAO) with an area of expertise of Egypt, Will Constantine joins us to discuss Egypt.

From there the discussion takes a “current events”  and the discussion moves to Syria, Russia, North Korea and American leadership in the world.

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