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Major Gen. (ret.) Paul Eaton
August 30, 2012
Romney can deliver US from overseas, domestic threats: Rice August 30, 2012 | AFP TAMPA, Florida — Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday hailed Mitt Romney as the leader who can rescue America from foreign and domestic threats that she said have flourished during Barack Obama’s presidency. The former top US diplomat [...]
AUDIO RELEASE: Military Community Confounded By Romney, Conservatives’ Attempts to Politicize Veterans in Ohio, Misjudge Their Interests Abroad
August 6, 2012
Today, leaders from Center for American Progress Action Fund, National Security Network, VoteVets.org and Ohio and Pennsylvania veterans held a press call to discuss attempts by Mitt Romney and Ohio conservatives’ attempts to restrict voting rights for Ohioans –including nearly 1 million veterans. Listen to the call HERE Mitt Romney and his fellow conservatives are [...]
Major General (Ret.) Paul Eaton Quoted In Washington Times on Military Service for Presidential Candidates
July 3, 2012
“You don’t have to spend too much time in the service for it to have a complete imprint” on your life experience, said retired Maj. Gen. Paul D. Eaton, a 30-year Army veteran who served in Iraq, Bosnia and Somalia.
May 30, 2012
P.J. Crowley, former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, and Major General Paul Eaton join Hardball to discuss Mitt Romney’s criticism about President Obama’s handling of the violent situation in Syria. MATTHEWS: We`re back. Amid escalating violence over there in Syria, where last week, dozens of children were brutally killed. The United States [...]
Major General (Ret.) Paul Eaton Quoted in New York Times on Lessons from Vietnam, Civilian-Military Relations
May 28, 2012
Maj. Gen. Paul D. Eaton, a retired officer whose father’s name is on the Vietnam wall, said the lesson Mr. Obama should take was to “stay ahead of the generals” and not go in “if your gut tells you that there is no vital national interest.” He said he was “in some ways” disappointed that Mr. Obama escalated the effort in Afghanistan at first, but he praised him for pulling troops out of Iraq and setting a path to withdrawing from Afghanistan. “President Obama has successfully buried the notion that Democrats can’t be powerful actors in the arena of national security affairs,” he said.
May 27, 2012
Paul Eaton, a major general in the US Army who retired in 2006 and now advises a Washington think tank called the National Security Network, describes a meeting he attended in Kampala, Uganda, this May, convened by the American general in charge of the Africa Command, or AfriCom. The top commanders of 35 militaries on the continent gather every other year, hash out policy matters, and forge personal ties.
“It was as much diplomacy and politics as anything else,” Eaton said. “Nobody could give me an example of the State Department doing anything like that.”
By Darcy Burner and Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton Kirkland Patch, May 27, 2012
March 6, 2012
Morning Defense: Mattis, McRaven to SASC … Walter Jones ‘hopeful more than optimistic’ on sequestration … Obama pushes diplomacy, Netanyahu derides sanctions By Austin Wright March 6, 2012 | Politico [...]QUICK HITS – – Obama will speak at the Air Force Academy’s graduation ceremony on May 23. http://bit.ly/zCeDEc – Al Qaeda in Iraq is trying [...]
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Paul Eaton Quoted On Military.com On Urging The President Not To Go To War With Iran
March 5, 2012
“There is a national reflex on the conservative part [of the] political spectrum to reach for the military option first and others second,” said retired Army Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton, commander of the Coalition Military Assistance Training Team in Iraq from 2003 to 2004, when he developed and oversaw the training of the Iraqi military and security forces.
March 3, 2012
Inside Story Americas, Al Jazeera March 3, 2012