Thomas X. Hammes

Thomas X. Hammes

Col Thomas X. Hammes a retired Marine colonel. Hammes is considered a specialist in counter-insurgency warfare, Hammes was one of the retired military officers who, along with Generals John Batiste and Eaton in September of 2006 called for Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld to resign . They appeared in front of Senate Democratic Policy Committee to testify. Wikipedia*

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Thomas X. Hammes has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2004 Speech as a Colonel for the U.S. Marine Corps. The year with the most videos was 2006 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 615 views per program. Most common tags: Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10), Department of Defense.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Senior Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2004 - Present Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • Military Supply Chain in Afghanistan, Panel 2

    Military Supply Chain in Afghanistan, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified about allegations that the U.S. was indirectly supporting Afghan warlords with protection payments from…

  • Modernizing National Defense

    Modernizing National Defense

    Jim Arkedis moderated a roundtable discussion on the use of power. Topics included what the state of the U.S. military should be in the 21st…

  • Iraq Troop Withdrawal Strategy

    Iraq Troop Withdrawal Strategy

    The Center for American Progress released an updated version of their report “How to Redeploy: Implementing a Responsible Drawdown…

  • After Words with Martha Raddatz

    After Words with Martha Raddatz

    Martha Raddatz was interviewed about her book, The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family, published by Putnam. The book is about the…

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