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Lunch w/General David Petraeus

January 24 @ 12:00 pm 2:30 pm EST

Please join BENS for a luncheon conversation with retired Army General David Petraeus on the evolution of warfare at the Union League Club on Wednesday, January 24th. General Petraeus recently penned the best-selling book Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine with Andrew Roberts. BENS is hosting this event in partnership with the New York Council Navy League.

In Conflict, two leading authorities—an acclaimed historian and the outstanding battlefield commander and strategist of our time—collaborate on a landmark examination of war since 1945. Conflict is both a sweeping history of the evolution of warfare up to Putin’s invasion of the Ukraine, and a penetrating analysis of what we must learn from the past—and anticipate in the future—in order to navigate an increasingly perilous world.

General Petraeus served over 37 years in the U.S. military, culminating his career with six consecutive commands as a general officer, five of which were in combat, including command of the Surge in Iraq, command of U.S. Central Command, and command of Coalition Forces in Afghanistan. Following retirement from the military, and after confirmation by the Senate in a vote of 94-0, he served as the Director of the CIA during a period of significant achievements in the war on terror. 

He is now a Partner in the global investment firm KKR and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute, which he established in mid-2013. He is also a member of the boards of Optiv and OneStream, a Strategic Advisor for Semperis, the Chairman of the International Advisory Board for Advanced Navigation, a personal venture investor, engaged in various academic endeavors.

$65 – $300
38 East 37th Street
New York, New York 10016 United States

Cost: $65 – 300

Organizer:

shiggins@bens.org

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Petraeus NY

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The Union League Club
38 East 37th Street
New York, New York 10016 United States

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