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    In Depth with Bing West

    Author and military strategist Bing West spoke about his life and career. The former assistant secretary of defense. former RAND analyst, and current member of the Council on Foreign…

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    Book Discussion on Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

    Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates spoke about his memoir, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War. In the book, Mr. Gates, who served as secretary of defense under Presidents George…

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    Special Operations Forces

    Linda Robinson talked about the role and mission of special operation forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how they evolved to become the “go to” force for operations…

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    Book Discussion on Death By Moderation

    Professor David Koplow talked about his book, Death By Moderation: The U.S. Military’s Quest for Useable Weapons, in which he looks at the U.S. Military’s attempts to develop…

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    General Creighton Abrams

    Military historian and retired Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Sorley talked about his book Thunderbolt: General Creighton Abrams and the Army of His Times. He argued that Abrams is…

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    Stories of Women Veterans

    Women veterans talked about their experiences serving in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The discussed their reasons for entering military service, dangers they encountered in war…

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    Guerilla Warfare in the Civil War

    Brown University professor Megan Kate Nelson talked about guerilla warfare in the American Civil War. Guerrilla warfare is largely characterized by its tactics, including ambushes and…

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    Book Discussion on Out of the Mountains

    David Kilcullen talked about his book, Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla, in which he argues that wars over the next decades will largely be fought in sprawling…

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    Book Discussion on One Hundred Victories

    Linda Robinson talked about her book, One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare, in which she discusses the role of U.S. Special Operations Forces and argues…

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    Book Discussion on Dirty Wars

    Jeremy Scahill talked about his book, Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield, in which he explores the secret war against terrorism being fought around the world by elite soldiers serving…

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    Book Discussion on The Savior Generals

    Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq, in which he profiles five generals who, he…

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    Lincoln, Lieber, and the Law of War Panel

    Author and law professor Gary Solis talked about the 1863 Lieber Code, authored by legal scholar Francis Lieber during the Civil War. The document was one of the first attempts to…

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    Lincoln, Lieber and the Law of War

    Panelists talked about the development of the Lieber Code, a code of war drafted during the Civil War and adopted by the U.S. Army in 1863. Prepared by legal scholar Francis Lieber, this…

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    Book Discussion on The Savior Generals

    Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq.
    The interview, part of Book TV’s…

    860 views
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    Book Discussion on The Way of the Knife

    Mark Mazzetti talked about his book, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth, in which he explores the changes to the the Central Intelligence…

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    2013 William E. Colby Military Writers' Symposium Panel

    Panelists talked about the issues veterans confront when returning home from war. The participants included Karl Marlantes, author of What It’s Like to Go to War, Dave McIntyre,…

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    International Law and Cyber Warfare

    Panelists talked about the origin and process of developing the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. Commissioned in 2009 by the NATO Cooperative Cyber…

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    U.S. Intervention in Foreign Conflicts

    David Phillips, a former senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State, talked about U.S. intervention in foreign conflicts. He talked about his new book, Liberating Kosovo: Coercive…

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    Women in Combat

    Kayla Williams talked about the Defense Department’s decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat roles. Topics included her experiences as a women in combat, her…

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    Book Discussion on Invisible Armies

    Max Boot, fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about his book, Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare From Ancient Times to the…

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