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Shield of the Republic

Shield of the Republic is a Bulwark podcast co-sponsored by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.

Hosts Eliot A. Cohen and Eric Edelman probe beyond the hive mind of Washington conventional wisdom on national security and foreign affairs

Shield of the Republic Episodes

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Mar 23, 2023 · 51 Mins
The Endgame in Afghanistan & Christian Nationalism
Eric flies solo in this episode (while Eliot is traveling in Europe) and hosts guest…
Mar 9, 2023 · 48 Mins
The Russo-Ukrainian Race For Adaptability Under Fire
Eliot and Eric welcome retired Australian Major General Mick Ryan, author of The Future of…
Mar 2, 2023 · 56 Mins
Both Victory and Security Guarantee for Ukraine
Eliot and Eric chew over the developments in Ukraine. They consider divisions within and among…
Feb 23, 2023 · 59 Mins
The Missing Element
Eric and Eliot are joined by former New York Times reporter and editor Philip Taubman,…
Feb 17, 2023 · 70 Mins
Erdoğan’s Earthquake
Eliot and Eric host Henri Barkey, the Bernard and Betha Cohen Professor of International Relations…
Feb 10, 2023 · 48 Mins
The Looming Balloon Gap
Eric and Eliot are on their own. They talk about Ukraine, the China Balloon episode,…
Feb 3, 2023 · 66 Mins
Neglect of Responsibility
Eliot and Eric host Robert W. Kagan, the Stephen and Barbara Friedman Senior Fellow at…
Jan 27, 2023 · 62 Mins
Losing Sleep Over Germany
Eliot and Eric welcome Constanze Stelzenmuller, the Director of the Center on the United States…
Jan 19, 2023 · 52 Mins
Superpowered Arms
Eric and Eliot welcome John Maurer, Professor of Strategy and Security Studies at the School…
Jan 13, 2023 · 59 Mins
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,…