Podcasts

THE MURKY MIX OF MEDIA, PUBLIC OPINION, AND POLICYMAKING

We as American citizens have to re-evaluate … the information we’re getting from social ...

WHERE DOES INTELLIGENCE GO FROM HERE? AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMES CLAPPER

The intelligence community typically focuses too much on the here-and-now and urgent, as opposed ...

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AND CHANGING THE US ARMY IN EUROPE

You talk about the capabilities of the War College graduates and the ability as ...

NEEDLES IN HAYSTACKS: ANALYZING TODAY’S FLOOD OF INFORMATION

How do we take an institution … that is designed to collect sensitive material ...

“STAR WARS” AS A LENS FOR GRAND STRATEGY?

Instead of what the Melian dialogue tells us, which is that ‘Might Makes Right,’ ...

THE CHALLENGES OF SENIOR LEADER COMMUNICATION

30 years ago, we still talked about deterrence a lot in this country. We ...

STRATEGIC ATTACKS AND THEIR FALLOUT

It’s silly to expect that intelligence will always get it right. WAR ROOM welcomes ...

IMPACT (OR NOT) OF INTEL ON STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING

What a President or any other senior leader brings with him or her to ...

THE SENIOR NCO AS A STRATEGIC LEADER — A PODCAST

If they come out with an after-action review or lessons learned from Iraq and ...

POLICY SUCCESS VS. INTEL FAILURE?

Failure is not just the result of one part of the equation. [Sometimes] you ...

DO ETHICS MATTER IN WARFARE TODAY? A PODCAST

People say, “Well, people break the rules of warfare all the time, so why ...

THE ROLE OF INTELLIGENCE TODAY

For national security officials who are wading through floods of information, how do they ...

MAKING THE CASE FOR THE CASE METHOD — A PODCAST

A story … breaks down more complicated theoretical concepts into something that is relatable. ...

LEARNING STRATEGY THROUGH FILM — A PODCAST

Films can bring to life war’s battles, leaders, examples of strategic decisions, and examples ...

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP FROM AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE — A PODCAST

There’s an old saying, “Command can be lonely.” But it doesn’t have to be. ...

WHAT DO THE BRITS THINK OF AMERICAN OFFICERS? — A PODCAST

You assume professional competence at [the strategic] level, … but the more senior you ...

THE VEXING AND COMPLEX CIVIL WAR IN SYRIA — A PODCAST

It is difficult to describe just the unbelievable amount of destruction that Syria has ...

WHAT IS THE STATE OF U.S. RELATIONS WITH AFRICA? A PODCAST

One in five people on the planet by 2050 will be an African. One ...

THE LAW OF THE SEA: PROVIDING ORDER OR INTRUDING ON SOVEREIGNTY? A PODCAST

The United States says over and over that the U.S. supports a rules-based international ...

IS TRANSATLANTICISM DEAD? A PODCAST

How should Europe respond to a US that might be pivoting away or might ...