The Smell of Victory Podcast by www.DivergentOptions.org

By Bob Hein, Steve Leonard, and Phil Walter

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In about an hour Bob Hein, Steve Leonard, and Phil Walter of www.DivergentOptions.org, with occasional guests, discuss national security issues of the past, present, and future.

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Episode 0005: Mission Creep (The Smell of Victory Podcast by Divergent Options)
What is mission creep?  What are some examples of mission creep?  What are some effects of mission creep?  Why does the military seem to bat clean up for the rest of the Executive Branch when national security problems rear their ugly heads?  Bob Hein and Steve Leonard discuss these issues and more on this episode of The...
Jul 09, 2018
Episode 0004: Guest Kori Schake (The Smell of Victory Podcast by Divergent Options)
In this episode of The Smell of Victory Podcast Bob Hein and Steve Leonard interview Dr. Kori Schake the Deputy Director-General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies regarding her newest book “Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony.”  We then wander into other potential hegemonic shifts of the future, (is there potential for an Indian hegemony?),...
May 28, 2018
Episode 0003: Military Planning Constructs (The Smell of Victory Podcast by Divergent Options)
        In this episode of The Smell of Victory Podcast Bob Hein, Steve Leonard, and Phil Walter tackle the phases of military operations and the new Joint Concept for Integrated Campaigning.  The trio discusses the historic role of the phased planning construct and why the Joint Staff felt a need to change.  They...
May 02, 2018
Episode 0002: U.S. & PRC Maritime Competition (The Smell of Victory Podcast by Divergent Options)
In this episode of The Smell of Victory Podcast Bob Hein leads the way in a discussion focusing on maritime competition between the United States and the People’s Republic of China while Steve Leonard and Phil Walter sprint to keep up! This episode begins with a brief overview of A.T. Mahan and Julian Corbett and the...
Mar 26, 2018
Episode 0001: U.S. National Security Strategy (The Smell of Victory Podcast by Divergent Options)
While Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2017, Divergent Options co-founder Bob Hein listened to a lot of podcasts.  Along the way, he asked himself, “Why not a Divergent Options podcast?” Bob completed his thru-hike and has taken the helm on a new line of effort at Divergent Options, a podcast called The Smell of Victory....
Mar 02, 2018