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well. right here in the middle. >> sean murphy, from george washington university. i wonder if part of your argument to be supported by observing that a large amount of what the apart -- department of defense does is not hard power. a lot of what they do or things like working on the ground in afghanistan or iraq, building , disasterest africa relief in various contexts. there is certainly hard work find it and so on, but i've always been struck at how much diplomacy our american men and women in the service do. and if you conceive of that as part of the soft power side of things, all you are talking about is augmenting that with other experts who have language skills and experience and so on to make the whole package work together extremely well. sen. murphy: i think it is a wonderful point. i think you have seen this kind of slow, quiet shift since 2003 in which the military has outsourced-- has sort of traditional military work to the covert agencies and the state department has outsourced diplomacy to the military. the one group left without much to do these days is the state depar
. >> sean murphy from george washington university. i'm wondering if part of your argument could be supported by observing that a large amount of what the department of defense does is in fact, not hard power. that is, a lot of what they do our things like working on the ground in afghanistan and iraq or building tense in west africa to adjust the ebola disaster relief in various contexts are certainly the hardware behind and so on but i've always been struck at how much diplomacy are american men and women in the service do. and if you conceive of that as part of soft power side of things, then all your talking about is augmenting that with other experts who have language skills and experience and so on to make the whole package work together extreme the wealth. >> i think it's a wonderful boy. i you've seen this sort of slow, quiet shift since 2003 in which the military has outsourced, has outsourced sort of traditional military work to the covert agencies. the state department has outsourced diplomacy to the military, and the one group sort of left without much to do these days i
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