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    Wartime Leadership - Lincoln and FDR

    Scholars Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds evaluated the wartime leadership of Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt. They compared how both men reacted to the crises that dominated their…

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    History of War Games

    This event featured a discussion on the history of war games and military exercises with University of Oklahoma’s John Emery, United States Naval War College’s Jon Scott, and the RAND…

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    Firepower

    Wright State University history professor Paul Lockhart discussed how weapons have shaped warfare throughout history. This event was hosted by Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

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    War Correspondents Discussion

    Authors Elizabeth Becker (You Don’t Belong Here) and Jessica Donati (Eagle Down) were joined in conversation by NPR correspondents Sylvia Poggioli and Deborah Amos to discuss their…

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    Guerrilla Warfare in the Civil War

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

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    McCain Institute Discussion on Modern Warfare

    Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Jim Banks (R-IN), and Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) talked about the future of modern warfare. They spoke at a virtual discussion as part of the McCain…

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    The Stupidity of War

    Political scientist John Mueller argued that less military intervention would benefit American foreign policy. This virtual event was sponsored by the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C.

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    A Red Line in the Sand

    Foreign correspondent David Andelman talked about the hotspots around the world that could potentially lead to the next war. This virtual event was hosted by the Overseas Press Club.

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    Our Bodies, Their Battlefields

    British foreign correspondent Christina Lamb looked at the experiences of women during wartime and the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. This virtual event was hosted by the Wilson…

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    The Last Fighter Pilot

    World War II veteran Jerry Yellin talked about his book The Last Fighter Pilot, in which he recalls his bombing missions over Japan from April to August of 1945.

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    Design and History of the M4 Sherman Tank During World War II

    Iraq and Afghanistan tank veteran Nicholas Moran talked about the design and history of the M4 Sherman tank. Mr. Moran argued that the M4 Sherman tank was the best U.S. tank during World War II because…

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    Norwich University Military Writers' Symposium

    Authors Benedetta Berti (Armed Political Organizations: From Conflict to Integration), Paul Scharre (Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War), and Peter W. Singer (LikeWar:…

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    After Words with Malcolm Nance

    Former military intelligence officer Malcolm Nance examined cyber warfare and other tactics used by Russia to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. He was interviewed by Suzanne…

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    Michael Beschloss on Presidents of War

    Historian Michael Beschloss discussed his book, Presidents of War.

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    Experiences of Soldiers in World War I

    Gettysburg College History Professor Ian Isherwood talked about how World War One soldiers interpreted their war experiences. He used works by three writers to illustrate the ways soldiers coped with the…

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    World War I and Trench Warfare

    Professor Richard Faulkner talked about trench warfare during World War I and looked at the different strategies and technological developments used in attempts to drive opponents out of…

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    Impact of Nuremberg and Tokyo War Crimes Trials

    U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Evan Wallach talked about the history of the Nuremberg and Tokyo war crime trials after World War II. He argued that these hearings impacted how evidence is used…

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    Future War

    Retired Air Force Major General Robert Latiff examined the future of warfare and evolving technologies.

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    Oppose Any Foe

    Mark Moyar talked about his book, Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces, about the history of U.S. special operations forces.

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    Sea Power

    Admiral James Stavridis (Retired), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, talked about his book, Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans, about the strategic importance of the…

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