Peter van Uhm:
Why I chose a gun

TEDxAmsterdam · 17:10 · Filmed Nov 2011
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Peter van Uhm is the Netherlands’ chief of defense, but that does not mean he is pro-war. In this talk, he explains how his career is one shaped by a love of peace, not a desire for bloodshed — and why we need armies if we want peace.

General Peter van Uhm is the Chief of the Netherlands Defence staff. Full bio
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