Podcasts

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 ...

CLOSE FRIEND IN A DANGEROUS NEIGHBORHOOD: ON JAPAN-US RELATIONS — A PODCAST

We need to consider what’s important here. We need to worry … a lot ...

GOOD (BORDER) FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS? ON THE U.S. AND LATIN AMERICA — A PODCAST

The direction that Latin America takes is going to be, of course, up to ...

SOUTH AFRICA’S ELECTIONS AND THE MATURING OF DEMOCRACY — A PODCAST

If [President Mnangagwa] wants a genuine legacy of someone who has restored Zimbabwe to ...

“UNITED IN DIVERSITY”: THE EUROPEAN UNION LOOKS FORWARD — A PODCAST

At the NATO-Warsaw summit [this past year], there was a joint declaration, and I ...

HOW DO GREAT STRATEGIC LEADERS DEVELOP OTHERS? — A PODCAST

How do you really make a difference to inspire people around you? WAR ROOM ...

PRESERVING MILITARY HISTORY: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE — A PODCAST

Military history has been seen [in India] by the political and academic establishment as ...

ORGANIZED CRIME: NOT WHAT YOU SEE ON TV — A PODCAST

Clausewitz talkS about war being an extension of politics; for criminals, violence is … ...

THE STRANGE BLOODLESS COUP IN ZIMBABWE — A PODCAST

If [President Mnangagwa] wants a genuine legacy of someone who has restored Zimbabwe to ...

MAX BOOT ON THE LURE OF SIMPLE MILITARY SOLUTIONS — A PODCAST

I would urge your listeners … Don’t fall under this illusion that there are ...