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THE FRAGILITY OF U.S. ECONOMIC PROSPERITY — ECONOMICS SERIES
26:42
<p>For the past decade or so, the economics profession has been scratching its head hard to figure out why has ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/fragility-of-u-s-economy/">THE FRAGILITY OF U.S. ECONOMIC PROSPERITY — ECONOMICS SERIES</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Aug 16, 2018
WILL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SOLVE OUR NATIONAL SECURITY PROBLEMS, OR CREATE THEM?
28:56
<p>We should focus [artificial intelligence] in assisting and helping us make more timely and effective decisions Artificial intelligence (AI) is ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/ai-problem-solving/">WILL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SOLVE OUR NATIONAL SECURITY PROBLEMS, OR CREATE THEM?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Aug 14, 2018
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THE CIVILIAN WORLD AND THE MILITARY
26:36
<p>[The Harold K. Johnson Chair] is an effort to bring civilians into the military in order to chip away at ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/civ_mil_gap/">BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THE CIVILIAN WORLD AND THE MILITARY</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Aug 10, 2018
HOW MEMORIES OF MY LAI INFLUENCED MILITARY PROFESSIONALISM
33:54
<p>There is one thing for the event to occur; but the manner in which it was handled was more institutionally ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/how-memories-of-my-lai-influenced-military-professionalism/">HOW MEMORIES OF MY LAI INFLUENCED MILITARY PROFESSIONALISM</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Aug 07, 2018
“WHAT GOT YOU HERE WON’T GET YOU THERE” — AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES FOR LEADERS
31:01
<p>Stumbling block number one: You start to believe the hype. … Two: You somehow start to think you deserve it, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/senior-leader-perspectives/what-got-you-here-wont-get-you-there-and-other-cautionary-tales-for-leaders/">“WHAT GOT YOU HERE WON’T GET YOU THERE” — AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES FOR LEADERS</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Aug 03, 2018
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF RELIGION IN THE MODERN MILITARY?
33:13
<p>The shadow of the First Amendment certainly hovers over the chaplaincy… . Religion has long played an important role in ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/what-is-the-role-of-religion-in-the-modern-military/">WHAT IS THE ROLE OF RELIGION IN THE MODERN MILITARY?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 31, 2018
EXECUTIVE ORDER 9981 AT 70: WHAT INTEGRATION MEANS FOR TODAY’S MILITARY
36:15
<p>We are better than we were, in that our communities [and individuals] are more integrated, but not necessarily totally so ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/anniversaries/executive-order-9981-at-70-what-integration-means/">EXECUTIVE ORDER 9981 AT 70: WHAT INTEGRATION MEANS FOR TODAY’S MILITARY</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 25, 2018
EXECUTIVE ORDER 9981 AT 70: DESEGREGATING THE ARMED FORCES
17:15
<p>We are at an all-time high of African-Americans serving at the three-star level, [including two] women. In my thirty-seven years ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/anniversaries/executive-order-9981-at-70-what-integration-means-for-todays-military/">EXECUTIVE ORDER 9981 AT 70: DESEGREGATING THE ARMED FORCES</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 23, 2018
SUSTAINMENT IN A FUTURE COMBAT ENVIRONMENT
22:40
<p>The way we should approach this is ‘How do we put ourselves out of a job? How do we make ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/sustainment-future-combat/">SUSTAINMENT IN A FUTURE COMBAT ENVIRONMENT</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 20, 2018
CAN ARMY EXPEDITIONARY OPERATIONS BE SUSTAINED?
26:53
<p>If you go to Disney World, twenty years ago there were no express lines. … Now we have an express ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/can-army-expeditionary-operations-be-sustained/">CAN ARMY EXPEDITIONARY OPERATIONS BE SUSTAINED?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 18, 2018
IS “VUCA” A USEFUL TERM OR IS IT ALL “VUCA’ED” UP?
38:26
<p>To treat our own time period as though it is somehow exceptional feels intellectually and morally wrong. Do we need ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/is-vuca-useful/">IS “VUCA” A USEFUL TERM OR IS IT ALL “VUCA’ED” UP?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 13, 2018
WHEN THE MILITARY IS NOT IN CHARGE: DEFENSE SUPPORT TO CIVIL AUTHORITIES
37:22
<p>We’re in a support role, and sometimes that’s a little bit challenges for folks to wrap their mind around. In ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/senior-leader-perspectives/when-the-military-is-not-in-charge-defense-support-to-civil-authorities/">WHEN THE MILITARY IS NOT IN CHARGE: DEFENSE SUPPORT TO CIVIL AUTHORITIES</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 10, 2018
WHAT DOES ‘SUCCESS’ MEAN AS A STRATEGIC LEADER?
22:18
<p>We tend to think about ‘strategic leaders’ as people who were successful…. But to me, it is the content of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/senior-leader-perspectives/success-as-a-strategic-leader/">WHAT DOES ‘SUCCESS’ MEAN AS A STRATEGIC LEADER?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 06, 2018
THE MURKY MIX OF MEDIA, PUBLIC OPINION, AND POLICYMAKING
23:48
<p>We as American citizens have to re-evaluate … the information we’re getting from social media to inform our understanding of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/the-murky-mix-of-media-public-opinion-and-policymaking/">THE MURKY MIX OF MEDIA, PUBLIC OPINION, AND POLICYMAKING</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 03, 2018
WHERE DOES INTELLIGENCE GO FROM HERE? AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMES CLAPPER
29:21
<p>The intelligence community typically focuses too much on the here-and-now and urgent, as opposed to the more distant and important ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/intelligence/where-does-intelligence-go-from-here-intelligence-series-6/">WHERE DOES INTELLIGENCE GO FROM HERE? AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMES CLAPPER</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 28, 2018
STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AND CHANGING THE US ARMY IN EUROPE
29:52
<p>You talk about the capabilities of the War College graduates and the ability as a colonel to transfer from being ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/senior-leader-perspectives/changing-the-us-army-in-europe/">STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AND CHANGING THE US ARMY IN EUROPE</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 26, 2018
NEEDLES IN HAYSTACKS: ANALYZING TODAY’S FLOOD OF INFORMATION
19:05
<p>How do we take an institution … that is designed to collect sensitive material and incorporate everything else that is ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/intelligence/needles-in-haystacks-intelligence-series-5/">NEEDLES IN HAYSTACKS: ANALYZING TODAY’S FLOOD OF INFORMATION</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 21, 2018
“STAR WARS” AS A LENS FOR GRAND STRATEGY?
29:37
<p>Instead of what the Melian dialogue tells us, which is that ‘Might Makes Right,’ … when it comes to Supreme ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/star-wars-as-a-lens-for-grand-strategy-a-podcast/">“STAR WARS” AS A LENS FOR GRAND STRATEGY?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 19, 2018
THE CHALLENGES OF SENIOR LEADER COMMUNICATION
23:42
<p>30 years ago, we still talked about deterrence a lot in this country. We still talked about nuclear weapons in ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/senior-leader-perspectives/the-challenges-of-senior-leader-communication-a-podcast/">THE CHALLENGES OF SENIOR LEADER COMMUNICATION</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 15, 2018
STRATEGIC ATTACKS AND THEIR FALLOUT
21:46
<p>It’s silly to expect that intelligence will always get it right. WAR ROOM welcomes Dr. Richard Betts from Columbia University ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/intelligence/strategic-attacks-and-fallout-intelligence-series-4/">STRATEGIC ATTACKS AND THEIR FALLOUT</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 12, 2018
IMPACT (OR NOT) OF INTEL ON STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING
15:47
<p>What a President or any other senior leader brings with him or her to office in inevitably a simplified view ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/intelligence/the-role-of-intelligence-today-intelligence-series-2-2/">IMPACT (OR NOT) OF INTEL ON STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 07, 2018
THE SENIOR NCO AS A STRATEGIC LEADER — A PODCAST
26:30
<p>If they come out with an after-action review or lessons learned from Iraq and all it talks about is how ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/senior-leader-perspectives/senior-nco-strategic-leader/">THE SENIOR NCO AS A STRATEGIC LEADER — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 05, 2018
POLICY SUCCESS VS. INTEL FAILURE?
28:08
<p>Failure is not just the result of one part of the equation. [Sometimes] you can give the right piece of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/intelligence/the-role-of-intelligence-today-intelligence-series-2/">POLICY SUCCESS VS. INTEL FAILURE?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 01, 2018
DO ETHICS MATTER IN WARFARE TODAY? A PODCAST
21:05
<p>People say, “Well, people break the rules of warfare all the time, so why should we have rules?” Is there ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/do-ethics-matter-in-warfare-today-a-podcast/">DO ETHICS MATTER IN WARFARE TODAY? A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
May 29, 2018
THE ROLE OF INTELLIGENCE TODAY
14:56
<p>For national security officials who are wading through floods of information, how do they find that nugget, … that piece ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/intelligence/the-role-of-intelligence-today-intelligence-series/">THE ROLE OF INTELLIGENCE TODAY</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
May 23, 2018
MAKING THE CASE FOR THE CASE METHOD — A PODCAST
28:10
<p>A story … breaks down more complicated theoretical concepts into something that is relatable. Among the challenges of educating senior ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/making-the-case-for-the-case-method-a-podcast/">MAKING THE CASE FOR THE CASE METHOD — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
May 16, 2018
LEARNING STRATEGY THROUGH FILM — A PODCAST
25:15
<p>Films can bring to life war’s battles, leaders, examples of strategic decisions, and examples of less successful strategic decisions. As ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/learning-strategy-through-film-a-podcast/">LEARNING STRATEGY THROUGH FILM — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
May 15, 2018
STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP FROM AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE — A PODCAST
21:25
<p>There’s an old saying, “Command can be lonely.” But it doesn’t have to be. WAR ROOM welcomes Major General Mick ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/senior-leader-perspectives/strategic-leadership-from-an-australian-perspective-a-podcast/">STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP FROM AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
May 09, 2018
WHAT DO THE BRITS THINK OF AMERICAN OFFICERS? — A PODCAST
23:51
<p>You assume professional competence at [the strategic] level, … but the more senior you get in the armed forces or ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/senior-leader-perspectives/what-do-the-brits-think-of-american-officers-a-cast/">WHAT DO THE BRITS THINK OF AMERICAN OFFICERS? — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
May 08, 2018
THE VEXING AND COMPLEX CIVIL WAR IN SYRIA — A PODCAST
21:09
<p>It is difficult to describe just the unbelievable amount of destruction that Syria has gone through… since 2011.   WAR ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/the-vexing-and-complex-civil-war-in-syria-a-podcast/">THE VEXING AND COMPLEX CIVIL WAR IN SYRIA — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
May 03, 2018
WHAT IS THE STATE OF U.S. RELATIONS WITH AFRICA? A PODCAST
23:21
<p>One in five people on the planet by 2050 will be an African. One in ten will be a Nigerian. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/what-is-the-state-of-u-s-relations-with-africa-a-podcast/">WHAT IS THE STATE OF U.S. RELATIONS WITH AFRICA? A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Apr 24, 2018
THE LAW OF THE SEA: PROVIDING ORDER OR INTRUDING ON SOVEREIGNTY? A PODCAST
25:49
<p>The United States says over and over that the U.S. supports a rules-based international order but is not party to ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/the-law-of-the-sea-providing-order-or-intruding-on-sovereignty/">THE LAW OF THE SEA: PROVIDING ORDER OR INTRUDING ON SOVEREIGNTY? A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Apr 17, 2018
IS TRANSATLANTICISM DEAD? A PODCAST
16:50
<p>How should Europe respond to a US that might be pivoting away or might not see Europe as useful anymore? ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/is-transatlanticism-dead-a-podcast/">IS TRANSATLANTICISM DEAD? A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Apr 10, 2018
CLOSE FRIEND IN A DANGEROUS NEIGHBORHOOD: ON JAPAN-US RELATIONS — A PODCAST
26:30
<p>We need to consider what’s important here. We need to worry … a lot more about protecting our allies Japan ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/close-friend-in-a-dangerous-neighborhood-on-japan-us-relations-a-warcast/">CLOSE FRIEND IN A DANGEROUS NEIGHBORHOOD: ON JAPAN-US RELATIONS — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Apr 04, 2018
GOOD (BORDER) FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS? ON THE U.S. AND LATIN AMERICA — A PODCAST
22:22
<p>The direction that Latin America takes is going to be, of course, up to the people of the region, but ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/good-border-fences-make-good-neighbors-on-the-u-s-and-latin-america-a-warcast/">GOOD (BORDER) FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS? ON THE U.S. AND LATIN AMERICA — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Mar 28, 2018
SOUTH AFRICA’S ELECTIONS AND THE MATURING OF DEMOCRACY — A PODCAST
17:59
<p>If [President Mnangagwa] wants a genuine legacy of someone who has restored Zimbabwe to great prominence, he has an opportunity ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/south-africas-elections-and-the-maturing-of-democracy-a-warcast/">SOUTH AFRICA’S ELECTIONS AND THE MATURING OF DEMOCRACY — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Mar 20, 2018
“UNITED IN DIVERSITY”: THE EUROPEAN UNION LOOKS FORWARD — A PODCAST
15:19
<p>At the NATO-Warsaw summit [this past year], there was a joint declaration, and I would say a historic [one] between ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/united-in-diversity-the-european-union-looks-forward/">“UNITED IN DIVERSITY”: THE EUROPEAN UNION LOOKS FORWARD — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Mar 13, 2018
HOW DO GREAT STRATEGIC LEADERS DEVELOP OTHERS? — A PODCAST
36:43
<p>How do you really make a difference to inspire people around you? WAR ROOM welcomes special guest Major General John ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/great-strategic-leaders-develop-others-warcast/">HOW DO GREAT STRATEGIC LEADERS DEVELOP OTHERS? — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Mar 09, 2018
PRESERVING MILITARY HISTORY: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE — A PODCAST
20:54
<p>Military history has been seen [in India] by the political and academic establishment as a forgettable legacy of our colonial ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/preserving-military-history-indian-perspective-warcast/">PRESERVING MILITARY HISTORY: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Mar 03, 2018
ORGANIZED CRIME: NOT WHAT YOU SEE ON TV — A PODCAST
19:01
<p>Clausewitz talk about war being an extension of politics; for criminals, violence is … an extension of the profit motive. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/organized-crime-not-what-you-see-on-tv-a-warcast/">ORGANIZED CRIME: NOT WHAT YOU SEE ON TV — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Feb 23, 2018
THE STRANGE BLOODLESS COUP IN ZIMBABWE — A PODCAST
23:27
<p>If [President Mnangagwa] wants a genuine legacy of someone who has restored Zimbabwe to great prominence, he has an opportunity ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/strange-bloodless-coup-zimbabwe-warcast/">THE STRANGE BLOODLESS COUP IN ZIMBABWE — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Feb 16, 2018
MAX BOOT ON THE LURE OF SIMPLE MILITARY SOLUTIONS — A PODCAST
23:32
<p>I would urge your listeners … Don’t fall under this illusion that there are easy military answers to difficult geo-political ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/max-boot-on-the-lure-of-simple-military-solutions-a-podcast/">MAX BOOT ON THE LURE OF SIMPLE MILITARY SOLUTIONS — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Feb 08, 2018
COOK’S ‘MIDNIGHT DRAWINGS’ AND THEIR HAUNTING VIEWS OF WAR (DUSTY SHELVES)
25:13
<p>[COOK SAID,] ‘These faces. I didn’t get to know all their names. They joined my platoon, and many of them ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/dusty-shelves/cooks-midnight-drawings-haunting-views-war-dusty-shelves/">COOK’S ‘MIDNIGHT DRAWINGS’ AND THEIR HAUNTING VIEWS OF WAR (DUSTY SHELVES)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Feb 06, 2018
THE TET OFFENSIVE: 50 YEARS LATER — A PODCAST
23:45
<p>What becomes the dominant narrative? [The Vietnam War has] been examined principally through American eyes. The Tet Offensive was an ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/anniversaries/the-tet-offensive-50-years-later-a-podcast/">THE TET OFFENSIVE: 50 YEARS LATER — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jan 31, 2018
WE WON … NOW WHAT? HOW TO SECURE VICTORY — A PODCAST
18:42
<p>Iraqis came up to [COL Rick Schwartz] and said, ‘Thanks for getting rid of Saddam. What do we do now?’ ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/won-now-secure-victory/">WE WON … NOW WHAT? HOW TO SECURE VICTORY — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jan 30, 2018
PERSPECTIVES ON STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP — GEN. ROBIN RAND, U.S. AIR FORCE GLOBAL STRIKE COMMAND
21:01
<p>I tell people today that history makes you smarter, but your heritage makes you prouder. The U.S. Army War College ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/senior-leader-perspectives/perspectives-strategic-leadership-gen-robin-rand-u-s-air-force-global-strike-command/">PERSPECTIVES ON STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP — GEN. ROBIN RAND, U.S. AIR FORCE GLOBAL STRIKE COMMAND</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jan 23, 2018
BUILDING THE CONTINENTAL ARMY: VON STEUBEN’S “BLUE BOOK” (DUSTY SHELVES)
20:36
<p>[VON STEUBEN] WAS THE RIGHT MAN AT THE RIGHT PLACE AND THE RIGHT TIME. In the next installment of in ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/dusty-shelves/building-continental-army-von-steubens-blue-book-dusty-shelves/">BUILDING THE CONTINENTAL ARMY: VON STEUBEN’S “BLUE BOOK” (DUSTY SHELVES)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jan 19, 2018
ARMY WAR COLLEGE ROUNDTABLE ON THE NEW(?) NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY
34:29
<p>This [National Security Strategy] sort of fits the mold, in that it is strong on ends, aspirations, and vision, but ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/army-war-college-roundtable-on-the-new-national-security-strategy/">ARMY WAR COLLEGE ROUNDTABLE ON THE NEW(?) NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jan 11, 2018
GEORGE WASHINGTON: THE LESSONS OF FAILURE (GREAT CAPTAINS)
32:23
<p>Washington [will] realize early on that he is playing a losing hand and has to change how he plays that ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/great-captains/george-washington-and-learning-from-failure-great-captains/">GEORGE WASHINGTON: THE LESSONS OF FAILURE (GREAT CAPTAINS)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jan 03, 2018
OPERATION CHRISTMAS DROP: SPREADING CHEER ACROSS THE PACIFIC — A PODCAST
16:12
<p>[Operation Christmas Drop] says a great thing about the ability to train and operate in the real world environment. … ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/operation-christmas-drop-spreading-cheer-across-the-pacific-a-podcast/">OPERATION CHRISTMAS DROP: SPREADING CHEER ACROSS THE PACIFIC — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Dec 21, 2017
RECEIPT: BOMB, ATOMIC, 1 EACH (DUSTY SHELVES)
15:20
<p>This is a hand receipt unlike any other. … Imagine instead of signing for an office key or a computer, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/dusty-shelves/receipt-bomb-atomic-1-each-dusty-shelves/">RECEIPT: BOMB, ATOMIC, 1 EACH (DUSTY SHELVES)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Dec 19, 2017
HOW STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE HAS CHANGED SINCE 9/11 — A PODCAST
24:01
<p>[9/11] was a mixture of the intensity of doing my job with the surreal. Strategic intelligence plays a vital role ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/how-strategic-intelligence-has-changed-since-911-a-podcast/">HOW STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE HAS CHANGED SINCE 9/11 — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Dec 15, 2017
NSC-68: THE POLICY DOCUMENT THAT SHAPED THE COLD WAR (DUSTY SHELVES)
24:54
<p>[PRESIDENT TRUMAN] WAS INTERESTED IN TAKING A LOOK AT AMERICA’S POSITION IN THE WORLD. In 1950, competition between the U.S. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/dusty-shelves/nsc-68-policy-document-shaped-cold-war-dusty-shelves/">NSC-68: THE POLICY DOCUMENT THAT SHAPED THE COLD WAR (DUSTY SHELVES)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Dec 08, 2017
WHY IS THE VIETNAM WAR EXPERIENCE STILL RELEVANT? — A PODCAST
27:35
<p>The success of the Fifties was giving away to the uncertainty of the Sixties, and we were fighting a war ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/why-is-the-vietnam-war-experience-still-relevant-a-podcast/">WHY IS THE VIETNAM WAR EXPERIENCE STILL RELEVANT? — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Dec 05, 2017
WHY AN AIR FORCE? TOWARD NEW THINKING ON SERVICE ARCHITECTURE — A PODCAST
26:51
<p>When the military is pressed into offering solutions, one of the things that comes out of the tool kit is ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/2462/">WHY AN AIR FORCE? TOWARD NEW THINKING ON SERVICE ARCHITECTURE — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Nov 28, 2017
LEARNING STRATEGY BY WALKING THE GROUND — A PODCAST
22:24
<p>It’s not that we learn from the past, it’s that we use the past to better understand our present. In ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/learning-strategy-walking-ground-podcast/">LEARNING STRATEGY BY WALKING THE GROUND — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Nov 21, 2017
U.S. INTERESTS IN ITS GEOGRAPHIC PERIMETER, PAST & PRESENT — A PODCAST
20:12
<p>Down south, one or two degrees of temperature doesn’t mean anything, but in the High North it means the ice ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/u-s-interests-in-the-arctic-past-present-a-podcast/">U.S. INTERESTS IN ITS GEOGRAPHIC PERIMETER, PAST & PRESENT — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Nov 15, 2017
GROWING AFRICAN PEACEKEEPING CAPACITY — A PODCAST
14:50
<p>Take [Central African Republic, Somalia, AND Liberia] during the first conflict where America intervened. These are examples of where there ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/growing-african-peacekeeping-capacity-podcast/">GROWING AFRICAN PEACEKEEPING CAPACITY — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Nov 03, 2017
RIDGWAY’S MEMO: “WHY WE ARE HERE” (DUSTY SHELVES)
<p>It is an example of transformational leadership at the tactical, operational, and strategic level that has a major impact on ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/ridgways-memo-dusty-shelves-1/">RIDGWAY’S MEMO: “WHY WE ARE HERE” (DUSTY SHELVES)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Oct 27, 2017
PROTECTING HUMAN DIGNITY IN WAR: AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE — A PODCAST
<p>Most of the time, law [of warfare] is one war or two wars late. … [The] law should evolve if ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/protecting-human-dignity-war-international-perspective-podcast/">PROTECTING HUMAN DIGNITY IN WAR: AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Oct 11, 2017
CAN SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES DO ‘EVERYTHING’? DISPELLING THE MYTH — A PODCAST
<p>Most special operations go through some sort of elite assessment and selection program. … So to most people on the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/can-special-forces-everything-dispelling-myth-war-room-podcast/">CAN SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES DO ‘EVERYTHING’? DISPELLING THE MYTH — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Oct 06, 2017
ON BEING A ‘DIFFERENT’ KIND OF COMMAND — AFRICOM AT 10 YEARS (PART 2)
<p>AFRICOM was never conceived to be a warfighting command. It was conceived to be a soft-power hybrid command. Then history ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/anniversaries/different-kind-command-africom-10-years-part-2/">ON BEING A ‘DIFFERENT’ KIND OF COMMAND — AFRICOM AT 10 YEARS (PART 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Sep 28, 2017
MAHAN AND SEA POWER — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 4)
<p>There [are] a lot of preconceived notions about Mahan. . . I got it. Big fleet. Big guns. Big battleship. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/great-strategists/mahan-sea-power-great-strategists-episode-4/">MAHAN AND SEA POWER — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 4)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Sep 15, 2017
THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT CRITICAL THINKING — A PODCAST
<p>In a hierarchical organization like the military…we have a hard time having very honest discussions. We don’t want to be ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/thinking-critically-about-critical-thinking-a-war-room-podcast/">THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT CRITICAL THINKING — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Sep 08, 2017
KAUTILYA, THE ARTHASHASTRA, AND ANCIENT REALISM — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 3)
<p>[Kautilya] is considered the first great political realist. Most international relations scholars treat [his Arthashastra] as a treatise of unvarnished ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/great-strategists/kautilya-arthashastra-ancient-realism-great-strategists-episode-3/">KAUTILYA, THE ARTHASHASTRA, AND ANCIENT REALISM — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 3)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Sep 01, 2017
SUN TZU AND THE ART OF WAR — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 2)
<p>You have Sun Tzu saying, ‘This is kind of the environment in which we live. It’s bloodier; it’s more warlike, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/great-strategists/sun-tzu-art-war-great-strategists-episode-2/">SUN TZU AND THE ART OF WAR — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Aug 29, 2017
ON CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ – GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 1)
<p>This is the biggest idea. . . . There is no cookbook [of] how to wage war. There is no ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/special-series/carl-von-clausewitz-great-strategists-episode-1/">ON CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ – GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Aug 22, 2017
CHRONOS, KAIROS, AND THE USE OF TIME IN STRATEGY — A PODCAST
<p>America has been very good at accelerating conflict. We have the technology, we have the means, and we have the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/many-ways-measure-time-strategy-war-room-podcast/">CHRONOS, KAIROS, AND THE USE OF TIME IN STRATEGY — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Aug 10, 2017
WHY WAR COLLEGES? — A PODCAST
<p>It is leaders and ideas that make the War Colleges, especially today, necessary and vital   In this War Room ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/war-colleges-war-room-podcast/">WHY WAR COLLEGES? — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 27, 2017
LOOKING BACK AT THE 1988 NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED? — A PODCAST
<p>[The National Security Strategy] is not really a strategy document. When everything is said and done, the National Security Strategy ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/looking-back-1988-national-security-strategy-learned-war-room-podcast/">LOOKING BACK AT THE 1988 NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED? — A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jul 05, 2017
CHINA’S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE & IMPLICATIONS FOR THE U.S.: A PODCAST
<p>Economic integration … and security for the whole region … is the articulated Chinese representation of the Belt Road Initiative, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/chinas-belt-road-initiative-implications-u-s-war-room-podcast/">CHINA’S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE & IMPLICATIONS FOR THE U.S.: A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
Jun 14, 2017
RETHINKING STRATEGIES FOR DEFENSE MODERNIZATION: A PODCAST
<p>We haven’t been able to buy everything we want, even during the Reagan build-up era. … If we look at ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/rethinking-strategies-defense-modernization-war-room-podcast/">RETHINKING STRATEGIES FOR DEFENSE MODERNIZATION: A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
May 31, 2017
FOREIGN FIGHTERS IN THE CARIBBEAN: A PODCAST
<p>If the Caribbean as a region that is so well known for its sun, sea, and sand … suddenly becomes ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/foreign-fighters-caribbean/">FOREIGN FIGHTERS IN THE CARIBBEAN: A PODCAST</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu">US Army War College War Room</a>.</p>
May 17, 2017