Weinstein Talks National Security at DNC

Lt Gen Jack Weinstein, USAF (Ret), Professor of the Practice of International Security at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, appeared in a video discussing national security during the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on August 18, 2020. 

In the video, Weinstein expressed his feelings towards President Donald Trump’s handling of national security issues in contrast to how he believes Joe Biden will address them if elected President. The video also featured former ambassadors and other national security experts including Rose Gottemoeller, Former Deputy Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense, and Marie Yovanovitch, the former United States ambassador to Ukraine.

Weinstein’s appearance in the video was also the subject of a BU Today article in which he discussed how was selected to speak and what he wanted to convey during his remarks. The full article can be read here.

The DNC video can be viewed below.

Jack Weinstein, Lieutenant General, USAF (Ret), served in the U. S. Air Force from 1982 to 2018. Prior to arriving at the Pardee School of Global Studies, he was the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters United States Air Force, the Pentagon.  In this position, he was responsible to the Secretary and Chief of Staff on all aspects of nuclear deterrence operations providing direction, guidance, integration and advocacy regarding the nuclear deterrence mission of the U.S. Air Force and engaged with joint, interagency and NATO for nuclear enterprise solutions. Read more about him here