A Better Peace: The War Room Podcast

This is the podcast of WAR ROOM, the official online journal of the U.S. Army War College. Join us for provocative discussions about U.S. national security and defense, featuring prominent national security and military professionals.

https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 26m. Bisher sind 240 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 5 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 4 hours 13 minutes

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THE TET OFFENSIVE: 50 YEARS LATER — A PODCAST


What becomes the dominant narrative? [The Vietnam War has] been examined principally through American eyes. The Tet Offensive was an important event during the U.S. war in Vietnam. After three years of direct involvement by U.S. combat troops,


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 2018-01-31  23m
 
 

WE WON … NOW WHAT? HOW TO SECURE VICTORY — A PODCAST


Iraqis came up to [COL Rick Schwartz] and said, 'Thanks for getting rid of Saddam. What do we do now?' Rick had no answer. That coalition forces were ill-prepared and ill-equipped to secure the peace after capturing Baghdad is well understood.


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 2018-01-30  18m
 
 

PERSPECTIVES ON STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP — GEN. ROBIN RAND, U.S. AIR FORCE GLOBAL STRIKE COMMAND


I tell people today that history makes you smarter, but your heritage makes you prouder. The U.S. Army War College routinely hosts senior military and civilian leaders who come to meet and work with faculty and students on matters of national security...


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 2018-01-23  21m
 
 

BUILDING THE CONTINENTAL ARMY: VON STEUBEN’S “BLUE BOOK” (DUSTY SHELVES)


[VON STEUBEN] WAS THE RIGHT MAN AT THE RIGHT PLACE AND THE RIGHT TIME. In the next installment of in our Dusty Shelves series, "Building the Continental Army: Von Steuben's 'Blue Book'," Jack Giblin and Jacqueline E.


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 2018-01-19  20m
 
 

ARMY WAR COLLEGE ROUNDTABLE ON THE NEW(?) NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY


This [National Security Strategy] sort of fits the mold, in that it is strong on ends, aspirations, and vision, but vague on ways. In this podcast, four members of the U.S. Army War College engage in dialogue about the Trump Administration's National ...


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 2018-01-11  34m
 
 

GEORGE WASHINGTON: THE LESSONS OF FAILURE (GREAT CAPTAINS)


Washington [will] realize early on that he is playing a losing hand and has to change how he plays that hand. This inaugural episode of the Great Captains series focuses on George Washington from his early career aspirations as a colonel in the Britis...


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 2018-01-03  32m
 
 

OPERATION CHRISTMAS DROP: SPREADING CHEER ACROSS THE PACIFIC


Operation Christmas Drop is an annual air drop training mission that also serves a humanitarian purpose for those living among remote Pacific Ocean islands.


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 2017-12-21  16m
 
 

RECEIPT: BOMB, ATOMIC, 1 EACH (DUSTY SHELVES)


This is a hand receipt unlike any other. … Imagine instead of signing for an office key or a computer, … you’ve just taken responsibility for the first atomic weapon. Military historian Con Crane tells the story behind an unusual hand receipt,


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 2017-12-19  15m
 
 

HOW STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE HAS CHANGED SINCE 9/11 — A PODCAST


[9/11] was a mixture of the intensity of doing my job with the surreal. Strategic intelligence plays a vital role in the national security policy arena, but it is not well-understood because of its secret nature and the tendency for both policymakers ...


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 2017-12-15  24m
 
 

NSC-68: THE POLICY DOCUMENT THAT SHAPED THE COLD WAR (DUSTY SHELVES)


[PRESIDENT TRUMAN] WAS INTERESTED IN TAKING A LOOK AT AMERICA'S POSITION IN THE WORLD. In 1950, competition between the U.S. and its Allies and the Soviet Union was growing in intensity. Concerned over debt and seeming fragility of post-World War II p...


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 2017-12-08  24m