14 Sep '18, 11am

McRaven, former SOCOM head, resigns from Pentagon board following Trump criticism

Created by then-Secretary of Defense Ash Carter in 2016 , the DIB is made up primarily of tech thinkers from outside the military. While big names such as former Alphabet head Eric Schmidt and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson helped gain it attention, the board benefited early by the presence of McRaven, who remained well-respected within the department. McRaven becomes the third of the original announced members of the board to drop off. Amazon head Jeff Bezos, a frequent target from Trump, was announced as part of the DIB when it launched. However, the Post reported earlier this year that Bezos never actually took a seat on the board. And Cass Sunstein, a top adviser to President Barack Obama who had attended several meetings of the board early on, is also no long listed as part of the group on its website. There had been speculation that more members might quit follow...

Full article: https://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2018/09/13/mcraven-f...

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