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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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June 30, 2022 · 48 Minutes
Wearing Russian Sanctions like a Badge of Honor (with David Kramer)
Eric and Eliot return with special guest David Kramer, the Managing Director of Global Policy…
June 10, 2022 · 1 Minutes
Eric and Eliot will be taking a short hiatus to travel. In the meantime, please…
May 23, 2022 · 55 Minutes
Putin’s War and European Politics (with Nick Cohen)
Eric and Eliot welcome Guardian columnist and Spectator blogger Nick Cohen (no relation to Eliot)…
May 4, 2022 · 47 Minutes
The War’s Decisive Moment
Eric and Eliot dissect the war in Ukraine and discuss Eliot’s articles in the Atlantic…
April 28, 2022 · 54 Minutes
Security in the Indo-Pacific (with Charlie Edel)
Eliot and Eric welcome Charlie Edel, Australia Chair at the Center for Strategic and International…
April 12, 2022 · 50 Minutes
War, Myth-making, and Democracy (with Elizabeth Samet)
Eliot and Eric host Professor Elizabeth Samet of the US Military Academy to discuss her…
March 31, 2022 · 43 Minutes
The Ancients Illuminate Modern Statecraft (with Barry Strauss)
Shield of the Republic is a Bulwark podcast co-sponsored by the Miller Center of Public…
March 24, 2022 · 43 Minutes
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…
March 17, 2022 · 47 Minutes
Zelensky, Churchill, Reagan (with Andrew Roberts)
Eric and Eliot host British author and historian Andrew Roberts and discuss his revisionist account…
March 3, 2022 · 46 Minutes
Joe Biden, War President (with Kori Schake)
Eric and Eliot host Kori Schake of the American Enterprise Institute. They discuss civil-military relations,…