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SOUTHCOM Gets its First Female Commander

16:10August 23, 2021

In this episode of "Two the Point," Benjamin Gedan speaks with Liliana Ayalde, former US ambassador to Brazil and former civilian deputy to the commander and foreign policy adviser at the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM). They discuss the confirmation of Lieutenant General Laura Richardson as the next commander of SOUTHCOM, the first woman to hold that post, and SOUTHCOM's priorities under the Biden administration.

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