Lt Gen (Ret.) Ben Hodges, currently (2020) holding the Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) and former Commander of United States Army Europe (2014-2017) gave a US perspective on Germany’s central role in European and international security and defense cooperation at a joined online/offline session of Steuben-Schurz-Society and American German Business Club at the Grand Rococo Hall of Frankfurt’s Masonic Lodge „Loge zur Einigkeit“ on September 21st 2020. Our question as kindly forwarded by host Thomas W. Leiser:
„What’s your first Rule when dealing with people?
Lt Gen (Ret.) Ben Hodges: „Respect.“

Dr. med. Marcus E. Tammer, MD (NY, NY), Plastic Surgeon, Frankfurt (M)
Interview on July 29th, 2020: „What is your first Rule when dealing with others?”
Dr. Tammer: „How can I help you?“

Prof. em. Dr. phil. nat. Dr. h. c. Karl-Ontjes Groeneveld, Physicist
Interview on January 3rd, 2016: „What is you first Rule when dealing with others?“
Professor Groeneveld: „Listen.“