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The Strategy Bridge podcast features interviews on strategy and history.

Dec 20, 2020

In this episode of the Strategy Bridge Podcast we talk with Elizabeth Shackelford about her book “The Dissent Channel: American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age.” In the book Shackelford writes about her time in South Sudan as a Foreign Service Officer and what she experienced when the new country descended into war.


Nov 8, 2020

In this episode of the Strategy Bridge Podcast we talk with Prof. Beatrice Heuser from the University of Glasgow about whether strategic thinking as we have come to understand it existed in the centuries before the word “strategy” was introduced into the Western European languages. Heuser is the author of the...


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...


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...


Aug 13, 2018

In this episode of the Strategy Bridge Podcast we talk with Dr. Aparna Pande about Indian foreign policy and how it has been influenced by ancient philosophers, the example of Indian empires, the institutions of the British Raj, and the ideas of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Pande is the director of...