Dr. Jason Dempsey is a lot of things:
- A Senior Fellow at CNAS
- An author and prolific writer
- An entrepreneur
- A former White House Fellow
- Former special assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
- A retired Infantry Officer in the Army
But, luckily, he’s an expert in military demographics and politics, as well. In this episode, we have a thrilling, and somewhat controversial conversation about politics, and the upcoming election. We cover topics like:
- His book, Our Army, and how he was the first person to comprehensively study political views in the Army.
- Why it’s dangerous for military leaders to get involved in politics
- How he believes the best way for civilians to support members of the military is by holding military senior leaders accountable.
- His role in the podcast Serial
- His military startup, Millie.
Jason is brilliant, an original thinker, and brave enough to say things that most people won’t - don’t miss this episode.