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The Strategy Bridge podcast features interviews on strategy and history.

Jul 20, 2020

In this episode of the Strategy Bridge Podcast we talk with Dr. Jacqueline Whitt and Dr. J.P. Clark about their two essays in the book "On Strategy: A Primer.” Whitt is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Army War College and the author of the essay “The Strategists’ Mixing Board: Characteristics of a...


May 26, 2020

In this episode of the Strategy Bridge Podcast we talk with August Cole about how fiction and imaginative thinking can inform how we approach national security affairs. Cole is a non-resident senior fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. From 2014-2017 he directed the Art...


Apr 15, 2020

During World War II, librarians, archivists, microfilm specialists, and book connoisseurs were recruited by the US government to go overseas and collect enemy books, newspapers, journals, and other publications as part of an open-source intelligence effort. In this episode of the Strategy Bridge Podcast we talk about...


Feb 17, 2020

In 1971, the New York Times published leaked versions of what became known as the Pentagon Papers. The papers were part of a 7,000 page report commissioned by Defense Sec. Robert McNamara that looked at the history of the American involvement in Vietnam. Later that year, political theorist Hannah Arendt published an...


Dec 19, 2019

Since its establishment during the Truman administration, the U.S. foreign assistance program has been seen by policymakers as a primary means of influencing the politics and economies of recipient countries. But the effects of foreign assistance has often had unintended consequences. In this episode of the...