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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)

September 28, 2023 10:18 am

If You Have a Book, You’ll Never Be Alone

Eric and Eliot take a break from the depressing flow of international news and talk about books. They discuss their…
Eric S. Edelman
September 21, 2023 12:58 pm

Everything is Going to Hell

Eric and Eliot discuss the growing global disorder starting with the potential for a genocidal campaign of ethnic cleansing in…
Eric S. Edelman
September 15, 2023 11:05 am

A Trip to Taipei

Eliot returns with a debrief from his trip to Taiwan and Japan. He and Eric discuss the coming Presidential election…
Eric S. Edelman
September 7, 2023 11:28 am

The New Useful Idiots

Eliot’s road trip continues but Eric welcomes syndicated columnist, Bulwark Policy Editor, and host of the Beg to Differ Podcast…
Eric S. Edelman
August 31, 2023 11:00 am

Republicans for Ukraine

With Eliot on the road Eric welcomes Bulwark Editor at Large Bill Kristol to the show. They discuss the prospects…
Eric S. Edelman
August 25, 2023 8:00 am

Thanks for Your Service

Eric and Eliot welcome back Peter Feaver, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University, to the show.…
Eric S. Edelman
August 17, 2023 11:00 am

Israel’s Divisions and the Challenges Ahead

Eric and Eliot are joined by Isabel Kershner, the New York Times Jerusalem correspondent and author of The Land of…
Eric S. Edelman
August 3, 2023 11:00 am

Christopher Miller’s Life and Times in Ukraine

Eric and Eliot welcome Financial Times Ukraine correspondent Christopher Miller, author of The War Came to Us: Life and Death…
Eric S. Edelman
July 28, 2023 10:00 am

What’s Happening on the Battlefield?

Eric welcomes Eliot back from Edinburgh where it was not all Walter Scott tourism and Scotch sipping. They discuss the…
Eric S. Edelman
July 20, 2023 11:00 am

Toomas Ilves on NATO’s Vilnius Summit

Eliot and Eric welcome former President of Estonia (and SotR fan) Toomas Ilves to the show. They do a post-mortem…
Eric S. Edelman