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Digital Soft Power and the War on Extremism

Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

You are cordially invited to a lecture on the topic of 

Digital Soft Power and the War on Extremism


General Richard B. Myers
15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 

Friday, April 4
3:30 PM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
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This lecture is sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and International Affairs.

General Richard B. MyersGeneral Richard B. Myers served as the fifteenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from October 1, 2001 until his retirement on September 30, 2005. In this capacity, he was the highest‑ranking officer in the United States military, and served as the principal military advisor to the President, the Secretary of Defense and the National Security Council.

Prior to becoming Chairman, General Myers served as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from March 2000 to September 2001. From August 1998 to February 2000, General Myers was Commander in Chief, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Space Command; Commander, Air Force Space Command; and Department of Defense manager, space transportation system contingency support at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Prior to assuming that position, he was Commander, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, from July 1997 to July 1998.

General Myers is a Director of Deere & Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation and United Technologies Corporation. General Myers also serves as the Colin L. Powell Chair of National Security, Leadership, Character and Ethics at the National Defense University and is the Foundation Professor of Military History and Leadership at Kansas State University. He serves as a member of the Audit Committee, the Compliance Sub-Committee, and the Organization and Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.