Lt. Gen. Robert Gard (Ret,) discusses his recent letter to Congress urging their abandonment of the pending House Resolution 362, Congress’s insistence that the resolution is not threatening violence while demanding a military blockade – an act of war, the predictable repercussions of an on Iran for our troops in Iraq, the failures in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the refusal of the War Party to compromise – unlike Iran.
MP3 here. (32:09)
Lt. General Robert G. Gard, Jr. is the Senior Military Fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation where his work focuses on nuclear nonproliferation, missile defense, Iraq, Iran, military policy, nuclear terrorism, and other national security issues.
During his military career, Gard fought in both Korea and Vietnam, and served a three year tour in Germany. He also served as Executive Assistant to two secretaries of defense; the first Director of Human Resources Development for the U.S. Army, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, and President of National Defense University (NDU).