Coalition–Building and US National Security Policy: A Military Perspective

Col. Evelio Otero

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2006 at 8:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Col. Evelio Otero is the Chief for the Sovereign Nation Engagement Plan for Special Operations Command. He was previously assigned to US Central Command as an Intelligence Operations Branch Chief, then served as Intelligence Operations Division Chief-Forward, and, finally, Chief of Coalition Intelligence for planning of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was deployed for 18 months to Afghanistan and Iraq as a member of General Franks staff, and will be able to provide accounts of war planning from the perspective of an operations Division Chief at the Combatant Command level two layers removed from the President. He graduated from Iowa State in 1982 and attended Air War College. Part of the World Affairs Series

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  • World Affairs
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)