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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)

June 10, 2022 3:52 pm

Hiatus

Eric and Eliot will be taking a short hiatus to travel.
Eric S. Edelman
May 23, 2022 10:49 am

Putin’s War and European Politics (with Nick Cohen)

Eric and Eliot welcome Guardian columnist and Spectator blogger Nick Cohen.
Eric S. Edelman
May 13, 2022 5:30 am

Finland and Sweden Deserve to Be in NATO Now

Their membership will be good for them and for the alliance.
Eric S. Edelman
May 4, 2022 6:00 am

The War’s Decisive Moment

What is the new phase of the war? Are Russian forces exhausted, what is their strategy? How will the Ukrainians…
Eric S. Edelman
April 28, 2022 6:00 am

Security in the Indo-Pacific (with Charlie Edel)

Eliot and Eric welcome Charlie Edel, Australia Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, to discuss security in…
Eric S. Edelman
April 12, 2022 5:45 am

War, Myth-making, and Democracy (with Elizabeth Samet)

Eliot and Eric host Professor Elizabeth Samet of the US Military Academy to discuss her new book Looking for the…
Eric S. Edelman
March 31, 2022 4:00 pm

The Ancients Illuminate Modern Statecraft (with Barry Strauss)

Eliot and Eric talk with ancient historian extraordinaire Barry Strauss. They discuss his new book on Antony, Cleopatra, Octavian, and…
Eric S. Edelman
March 24, 2022 6:00 am

Why can’t we admit that Ukraine is winning?

Eric and Eliot consider the first month of Russia-Ukraine War and Eliot's Atlantic article on why it has been so…
Eric S. Edelman
March 23, 2022 9:33 pm

Madeleine Albright: Champion of Democracy

Remembering a quintessentially American secretary of state.
Eric S. Edelman
March 17, 2022 3:18 pm

Zelensky, Churchill, Reagan (with Andrew Roberts)

Eric and Eliot host British author and historian Andrew Roberts and discuss his revisionist account of King George III and…
Eric S. Edelman