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Douglas Ollivant

Douglas A. Ollivant, Ph.D. is a Managing Partner of Mantid International, a global consulting firm with offices in Beirut, Baghdad, Guam and Washington D.C. He is also a Senior Fellow at both New America and FPRI. A retired Army officer, his last assignment in government was as Director for Iraq at the National Security Council during both the Bush and Obama administrations.

Confirm Austin, But Retire Milley

We’ve seen the harm that comes when the Pentagon’s civilian and military chiefs are too closely aligned.