Podcasts

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 ...

COOK’S ‘MIDNIGHT DRAWINGS’ AND THEIR HAUNTING VIEWS OF WAR (DUSTY SHELVES)

[COOK SAID,] ‘These faces. I didn’t get to know all their names. They joined ...

THE TET OFFENSIVE: 50 YEARS LATER — A PODCAST

What becomes the dominant narrative? [The Vietnam War has] been examined principally through American ...