ALL IN: The Education of General David Petraeus, was just published last week. Written by PaulaBroadwell, a West Point graduate and recent alum of both Harvard Kennedy School and CPL, along with veteran Washington Post editor Vernon Loeb, the book is being hailed as the best informed biography to date of America’s most prominent post–World War II general.
In addition to recent appearances on Fox and Friends, Don Imus’s radio show, Morning Joe, and The Daily Show with John Stewart, Broadwell will visit CPL later this semester for a conversation on the book—stay tuned for details. In the meantime, here is an excerpt of an interview CPL conducted with Broadwell.
After getting to know General Petraeus, what surprised you the most about his leadership style?
I've been inspired by his energy, his initiative, and his ability to multitask across the strategic, operational, and tactical levels simultaneously. A testament to…
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