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The Strategy Bridge podcast features interviews on strategy and history.

Dec 7, 2020

In this episode of the Strategy Bridge Podcast we talk about strategic culture, ideology, and military strategy with Jeremy Black. He is an emeritus Professor of History at the University of Exeter and the author of “Military Strategy: A Global History.”


Oct 25, 2020

In 1942 Bernard Brodie published the first edition of his book “A Layman’s Guide to Naval Strategy.” It would see a total of 5 editions, the last in 1964 with a slightly changed title of “A Guide to Naval Strategy.” In this episode of the Strategy Bridge Podcast we talk about Brodie’s book with Dr. Nick...


Sep 9, 2020

In this episode of the Strategy Bridge Podcast, we talk with Dr. John Lewis Gaddis about his book “On Grand Strategy.” Gaddis is the Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military & Naval History at Yale University and was the founding director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy.


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...


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...