Tata: ‘We’re in trouble’ in the Middle East

Before his work as N.C. transportation secretary, Tony Tata was a career military officer who retired as a brigadier general. Tata relies on that experience to write military-related thrillers and to offer defense-related commentary to news organizations.

While promoting his latest thriller, Foreign And Domestic, in a speech for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society, Tata offered his assessment of current American policy in the Middle East. In the video clip below, he explains why he believes “we’re in trouble.”

2:10 p.m. update: Click play below to watch the full 42:18 event.

You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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