January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024

Debate is a form of conflict that is played out through words, arguments, civility, and the capability to exchange ideas with people we disagree with. But what happens when debate fails — and what leads leaders and countries to fall into conflict? In this conversation with Retired U.S. Army General David H. Petraeus and historian Lord Andrew Roberts, guest moderator Xenia Wickett speaks with them about their new book “Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine,” which gives insight into the current state of global affairs. They also discuss how the wars in Ukraine, Israel, and Gaza fit in within military conflict’s evolution over the last century and the age of misinformation, the morality of conflict and what is considered a just war, and how civil debate and conflict are intertwined.

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