Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Fang Fenghui of the Chinese army, chief of China’s joint staff, participate in a welcome ceremony at the Ba Yi, the People’s Liberation Army headquarters in Beijing, Aug. 15, 2017. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro

Where Have All The Leaders Gone In Today’s Messy Security Environment?

By Luke Bencie, Conner Allen and Davis Masella

Former Fortune Magazine editor, Marshall Loeb (and later former Chrysler CEO, Lee Iacocca), once famously asked the question, “Where have all the leaders gone?” While this popular lament has often been subject to debate, the current state of our global security environment is no doubt troubling and in desperate need of leadership.

The messy exodus of American involvement in Afghanistan has called into question the leadership abilities of t...