Special Programs - US Security and the Middle East: Have we lost our way?
Robert G. Gard, Jr.
Lieutenant General USA (Retired)
Lt. Gen. Robert Gard retired from the U.S. Army following a distinguished 31-year career that included combat service in Korea and Vietnam. He is a former military assistant to the Secretary of Defense and former President of National Defense University. General Gard recently co-organized an open letter from twenty one former generals and national security advisers calling on the Bush administration to engage in direct talks with the government of Iran.