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Secret Origin Story

February 2, 2022

Episode Notes

Eliot returns from travels to discuss the secret origin story of the Shield of the Republic podcast, a review of the Biden administration’s national security policy in its first year, the difficulties that the President has faced in articulating a foreign policy, the deficiencies of his national security apparatus, the impact of the catastrophic departure from Afghanistan, the AUKUS decision, and the effort to deter Russian President Putin. Shield of the Republic is co-sponsored by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.