How should military leaders report difficult truths up the chain of command? As the coronavirus spread on board an American aircraft carrier, its captain sent a strongly-worded letter to his superiors that was leaked to the press. The captain lost his job and the man who fired him also resigned days later. What lessons does this episode hold for India? Lt General Prakash Menon, the director of Takshashilas strategic studies programme, joins Aditya Ramanathan to discuss the challenges of speaking truth to power in the armed forces.You can follow Aditya on twitter: adityascripts https://twitter.com/adityascriptsYou can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.