Sign up for our free daily newsletter, along with occasional offers for programs that support our journalism. [13] Jasmin Ramsey, “Hawks Dominate Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Alleged Iranian Plot,” Inter Press Service, Lobelog, October 26, 2011, http://www.lobelog.com/hawks-dominate-joint-subcommittee-hearing-on-alleged-iranian-plot/. ISW’s willingness to push the envelope has gotten the organization into hot water before. His think tank, the Institute for the Study of War (ISW), which he oversees along with neoconservative partisans Liz Cheney and William Kristol, has provided the data on IS used for multiple stories by The New York Times, the BBC and other leading outlets. How it ended up in the Pentagon’s Middle East wish list is unclear. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! LIVE BLOG: President Trump's Defiant Message at the White House, 2020 House Races: It's Not Over. …  Why don’t we kill them? To portray Keane as simply a think tank leader and a former military official, as the media have done, obscures a fairly lucrative career in the contracting world. He is the network's senior strategic analyst. John M. "Jack" Keane (born February 1, 1943) is a retired American four-star general, former Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. [16] Real News Network, “Why you should know Gen. Jack Keane,” February 4, 2009, http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=3241. For the General Dynamics role alone, Keane has been paid a six-figure salary in cash and stock options since he joined the firm in 2004; last year, General Dynamics paid him $258,006. Through its military business, the company is widely recognized as the world leader in design, engineer, manufacture and support of Light Tactical Vehicles, having produced and sustained more than 300,000 vehicles in over 60 countries. All Rights Reserved. For the General Dynamics role alone, Keane has been paid a six-figure salary in cash and stock options since he joined the firm in 2004; last year, General Dynamics paid him $258,006. Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. ”The past fifty years has a lot of evidence of the ineffectiveness of air power when it comes to dealing with a more nimble guerrilla-type adversary, and I’m not hearing this conversation,” he notes. Please only use it for a guidance and Jack Keane's actual income may vary a lot from the dollar amount shown above. "[7], Fang noted a particular instance in Keane's and Pletka's Wall Street Journal op-ed in which they railed against the Gulf emirate of Qatar, which they claimed "funds and arms ISIS and other Islamist terrorist groups such as Hamas.

You may unsubscribe or adjust your preferences at any time. As the U.S. Army continues to adapt to an ever-changing future, we are pleased to welcome such a respected voice to our company’s leadership team. In a 2009 interview with the Real News Network, Porter called Keane “the mafia don of this network of retired and active-duty generals who are now quietly at work trying to figure out how they can really turn this [Iraq] storyline … against Obama, making sure that anybody in the Pentagon who meets with a reporter is going to give the same line that … [Obama]'s threatening stability in Iraq.”[16].