Lieutenant General Kyrylo Budanov Met with Admiral William McRaven
Chief of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine Lieutenant General Kyrylo Budanov met with the former commander of the US Special Operations Command, Admiral William McRaven.
Admiral McRaven is an experienced and wise military leader who participated in the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Persian Gulf.
He played a key role in planning and executing many outstanding U.S. special operations, including Operation Neptune’s Spear (2011), when Osama bin Laden was eliminated.
William McRaven authored a number of books about the theory and practice of special operations, about his experience in the American army, about leadership and self-discipline. His book “Make Your Bed. Little Things That Can Change Your Life... And Maybe The World” became a New York Times bestseller and was translated into several languages, including Ukrainian.
During the meeting, Lieutenant General Kyrylo Budanov and Admiral William McRaven discussed the situation at the current stage of the russian-Ukrainian war, as well as exchanged views on the state and prospects of regional and global security.
William McRaven expressed his deep support for Ukraine and our nation in the desire to liberate the temporarily occupied Ukrainian lands from russian invaders.