Full video of every panel.
As the wars wind down, a former State Department official who spent seven years in Iraq and Afghanistan talks about his return to a disengaged Washington and to a disconnected America.
Kael: "Going to war means asking people to cooperate with you." #hero12— Hero Summit (@HeroSummit) November 15, 2012
Kael Weston: "What kind of courage is shown in this city (DC) before the wars, during the wars, and now?" #Hero12— Pete Casiano (@PeteCasiano) November 15, 2012
Kael on mirror test: "If a kid who lost half of his face in war can come to terms with it, our nation should too." #hero12— Hero Summit (@HeroSummit) November 15, 2012
Kael Weston at The Hero Summit: "You don't have to be in uniform to be a citizen and serve." #Hero12— Pete Casiano (@PeteCasiano) November 15, 2012
Weston: "One of the lessons after 10 years of war is that Goliath is more like Gulliver… We've seen our limits." #hero12— Hero Summit (@HeroSummit) November 15, 2012
The Hero Summit, Nov. 14 and 15 in Washington, D.C., is an invitation-only theatrical-journalism event that will be streamed live at the Daily Beast. We will hear powerful stories from active and retired members of our military, as well as from historians and writers who have written about moral and physical courage under fire. Read the agenda here, and check back for the latest updates.
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