How did the Continental Army’s fight against the most formidable military force in the world begin? What did men that now hold legendary status, like George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, do to rise to the occasion against impossible odds? Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson, joined by General David Petraeus, uncovers the untold stories and moral conflicts—from both the American and British perspective—of the first 21 months of the Revolutionary War.
In an in-depth conversation, Brett McGurk, appointed by President Barack Obama as special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, joins General David Petraeus to discuss United States policy in the global fight against ISIS.
General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus, in conversation with foreign policy analyst Max Boot, reflects on the outcome of the historic 2016 presidential elections, outlining the crucial challenges the new administration will face in handling foreign policy and the global economy.
General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus’ remarkable career has taken him to the highest ranks of the U.S. military and Central Intelligence Agency, and his profound leadership has shaped U.S. strategy in tackling the myriad obstacles at home and abroad. In an intimate conversation, General Petraeus offers his unique insight into contemporary economic and national security issues facing the nation.
In 2007, President George W. Bush sent more than 20,000 additional troops to fight in Iraq, a strategy referred to as “the surge.” Using newly declassified documents, unpublished manuscripts, interviews, and more, retired U.S. Army veterans Col. Peter Mansoor and Gen. David Petraeus share their unique insider’s view of the most decisive phase of the Iraq War.