Podcasts

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THE CIVILIAN WORLD AND THE MILITARY

[The Harold K. Johnson Chair] is an effort to bring civilians into the military ...

HOW MEMORIES OF MY LAI INFLUENCED MILITARY PROFESSIONALISM

There is one thing for the event to occur; but the manner in which ...

“WHAT GOT YOU HERE WON’T GET YOU THERE” — AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES FOR LEADERS

Stumbling block number one: You start to believe the hype. … Two: You somehow ...

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF RELIGION IN THE MODERN MILITARY?

The shadow of the First Amendment certainly hovers over the chaplaincy… . Religion has ...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9981 AT 70: WHAT INTEGRATION MEANS FOR TODAY’S MILITARY

We are better than we were, in that our communities [and individuals] are more ...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9981 AT 70: DESEGREGATING THE ARMED FORCES

We are at an all-time high of African-Americans serving at the three-star level, [including ...

SUSTAINMENT IN A FUTURE COMBAT ENVIRONMENT

The way we should approach this is ‘How do we put ourselves out of ...

CAN ARMY EXPEDITIONARY OPERATIONS BE SUSTAINED?

If you go to Disney World, twenty years ago there were no express lines. ...

IS “VUCA” A USEFUL TERM OR IS IT ALL “VUCA’ED” UP?

To treat our own time period as though it is somehow exceptional feels intellectually ...

WHEN THE MILITARY IS NOT IN CHARGE: DEFENSE SUPPORT TO CIVIL AUTHORITIES

We’re in a support role, and sometimes that’s a little bit challenges for folks ...

WHAT DOES ‘SUCCESS’ MEAN AS A STRATEGIC LEADER?

We tend to think about ‘strategic leaders’ as people who were successful…. But to ...

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 ...