John R. Allen

John R. Allen

John R. Allen, is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star General, and past Deputy Commander of U.S. Central Command, prior to serving as Commander of the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan . On 13 September 2014, President Barack Obama appointed General Allen as Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL , and which on 23 October 2015 he was replaced by Brett H. McGurk. Wikipedia*

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John R. Allen has 31 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Speech as a Commandant for the Midshipmen of the U.S. Naval Academy. The year with the most videos was 2012 with six videos as a General for the U.S. Marine Corps. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 32,757 views per program. Most appearances with Michael E. O'Hanlon (3). Most common tags: Afghanistan, Asia, Terrorism.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2016 - Present Co-Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Brookings Institution Videos: 3 September 13, 2014 - Present Special Presidential Envoy, Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Department of State Videos: 7 c. June 1, 2008 - Present Lieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2003 - Present Brigadier General, U.S. Marine Corps Videos: 3 c. April 5, 2002 - Present Commandant, Midshipmen, U.S. Naval Academy Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2014 - Present Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program, Brookings Institution Videos: 0


General, U.S. Marine Corps c. July 1, 2011 - c. April 29, 2013 Videos: 6 Commander July 18, 2011 - February 10, 2013 Videos: 8 Deputy Commander, U.S. Central Command July 15, 2008 - June 1, 2011 Videos: 1

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