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Eric S. Edelman

Eric S. Edelman is counselor at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments and a non-resident senior fellow at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. He is also the co-host of The Bulwark’s Shield of the Republic podcast.  He was U.S. ambassador to Finland from 1998 to 2001 and under secretary of defense for policy from 2005 to 2009.

Articles by Eric S. Edelman (page 1)

March 23, 2023 10:36 am

The Endgame in Afghanistan & Christian Nationalism

Eric flies solo in this episode (while Eliot is traveling in Europe) and hosts guest Paul D. Miller, Professor of…
Eric S. Edelman
March 9, 2023 12:41 pm

The Russo-Ukrainian Race For Adaptability Under Fire

Eliot and Eric welcome retired Australian Major General Mick Ryan, author of The Future of Warfare, Futura Doctrina newsletter on…
Eric S. Edelman
March 2, 2023 9:19 am

Both Victory and Security Guarantee for Ukraine

Eliot and Eric chew over the developments in Ukraine.
Eric S. Edelman
February 23, 2023 12:58 pm

The Missing Element

Eric and Eliot are joined by former New York Times reporter and editor Philip Taubman, current lecturer at Stanford University's…
Eric S. Edelman
February 17, 2023 7:00 am

Erdoğan’s Earthquake

Eliot and Eric host Henri Barkey, the Bernard and Betha Cohen Professor of International Relations at Lehigh University and adjunct…
Eric S. Edelman
February 10, 2023 7:00 am

The Looming Balloon Gap

Eric and Eliot are on their own. They talk about Ukraine, the China Balloon episode, and developments in Turkey and…
Eric S. Edelman
February 3, 2023 9:34 am

Neglect of Responsibility

Eliot and Eric host Robert W. Kagan, the Stephen and Barbara Friedman Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and author…
Eric S. Edelman
January 27, 2023 10:58 am

Losing Sleep Over Germany

liot and Eric welcome Constanze Stelzenmuller, the Director of the Center on the United States and Europe and the Fritz…
Eric S. Edelman
January 19, 2023 6:00 am

Superpowered Arms

Eric and Eliot welcome John Maurer, Professor of Strategy and Security Studies at the School of Advanced Air and Space…
Eric S. Edelman
January 13, 2023 5:00 am

The Four Ages of American Foreign Policy (with Michael Mandelbaum)

Eric and Eliot welcome their SAIS colleague Michael Mandelbaum to talk about his recent book, The Four Ages of American…
Eric S. Edelman