59. Jodi Vittori on corruption and the US military operation in Afghanistan

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We welcome Jodi Vittori, Professor of the Practice and Concentration Co-Chair for Global Politics and Security at Georgetown University and military veteran to the pod to talk about the role of corruption in Afghanistan. Warlord Inc. Report: https://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/pdf/HNT_Report.pdf Goldwater-Nichols Act: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldwater-Nichols_Act 2:45: what got Jodi interested in corruption 6:53: on what went wrong in Afghanistan even though the problem of widespread corruption has been acknowledged not just by (anti-)corruption experts 15:05: Jodi provides a history of military doctrines and outlines what the doctrine for Afghanistan should have been 27:50: on whether and how it is possible to reform (foreign) governance 32:15: Jodi discusses what the ideal timing is to implement good government reforms 38:53: On whether a hands-on versus hands-off approach is better able to tackle corruption post-conflict regions 47:55: a discussion about what militaries can and cannot/should not be doing 54:30: Jodi looks ahead and summarizes the key lessons drawn about the link between corruption and security from Afghanistan.

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