United States Marine Corps general, think tank executive
According to Wikipedia,
John Rutherford Allen is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general, and former commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces – Afghanistan . On September 13, 2014, President Barack Obama appointed Allen as special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL . He was succeeded in that role by Brett McGurk on October 23, 2015. He is the co-author of Turning Point: Policymaking in the Era of Artificial Intelligence with Darrell M. West and Future War and the Defence of Europe alongside Lieutenant General Ben Hodges and Professor Julian Lindley French . Allen was president of the Brookings Institution from October 2017 until his resignation on June 12, 2022.
John R. Allen is affiliated with the following schools: