Leadership Under Pressure
October 21, 2012
Retired Army Lt. Gen. James Dubik will deliver the General
Omar N. Bradley Chair lecture, titled Leadership Under Pressure on
Monday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. in Katz Hall, Penn State Dickinson School of Law,
West South Street. The event, which is free and open to the public, also
will be webcast.
Dubik will examine the strategic mistakes made in Iraq and the myths
responsible for those mistakes. He also will discuss the transformation that
turned Iraq from a strategic failure to a strategic opp ortunity and how the
U.S. should draw from itsexperience in Iraq to address ongoing events in
the Middle East and North Africa.
Extensive experience in the
international arena and in building security cooperation marked his nearly
40-year Army career. Before retiring from the Army, Dubik commanded I Corps
during a deployment to Iraq and Multinational Security Transition
Command-Iraq where he was responsible for developing, organizing and training
the Iraqi security ministers, Iraqi security forces and the Iraqi police.
He has been called on to provide advice at the highest level.
was commissioned an infantry officer following graduation from Gannon
University in 1971. He held leadership and command positions around the
world. He commanded U.S. and multinational forces in northern Haiti during
Operation Uphold Democracy, served as deputy commanding general for Task
Force Eagle and Multinational Division North in Bosnia-Herzegovina during
Operation Joint Forge and commanded the 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii.
Dubik also was an associate professor of philosophy at the U.S. Military
Academy at West Point.
Dubik completed the Advanced Operations Studies
Fellowship at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., and attended both Harvard University's
John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Program for National and
International Security and the National Security Leadership course at The
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. He
holds a master's degree in philosophy from The Johns Hopkins
The General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership
is a joint initiative among the United States Army War College, Dickinson
College and Penn State University Dickinson School of Law and School of
International Affairs. Its objective is to advance the study of strategic
leadership and enhance civilian-military dialogue by offering
distinguished individuals the opportunity to contribute to the educational
and research activities of the partner institutions.
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