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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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Sep 21, 2023 · 52 Mins
Everything is Going to Hell
Eric and Eliot discuss the growing global disorder starting with the potential for a genocidal…
Sep 15, 2023 · 53 Mins
A Trip to Taipei
Eliot returns with a debrief from his trip to Taiwan and Japan. He and Eric…
Sep 7, 2023 · 53 Mins
The New Useful Idiots
Eliot’s road trip continues but Eric welcomes syndicated columnist, Bulwark Policy Editor, and host of…
Aug 31, 2023 · 47 Mins
Republicans for Ukraine
With Eliot on the road Eric welcomes Bulwark Editor at Large Bill Kristol to the…
Aug 25, 2023 · 64 Mins
Thanks for Your Service
Eric and Eliot welcome back Peter Feaver, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at…
Aug 17, 2023 · 63 Mins
Israel’s Divisions and the Challenges Ahead
Eric and Eliot are joined by Isabel Kershner, the New York Times Jerusalem correspondent and…
Aug 3, 2023 · 71 Mins
Christopher Miller’s Life and Times in Ukraine
Eric and Eliot welcome Financial Times Ukraine correspondent Christopher Miller, author of The War Came to…
Jul 28, 2023 · 53 Mins
What’s Happening on the Battlefield?
Eric welcomes Eliot back from Edinburgh where it was not all Walter Scott tourism and…
Jul 20, 2023 · 58 Mins
Toomas Ilves on NATO’s Vilnius Summit
Eliot and Eric welcome former President of Estonia (and SotR fan) Toomas Ilves to the…
Jul 13, 2023 · 58 Mins
Don’t Give the Bastards Any Sanctuary
Eliot and Eric welcome Michael Vickers, the author of By All Means Available: Memoirs of a…