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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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Nov 23, 2022 · 45 Mins
The World Order
Eric and Eliot welcome Georgetown Professor Emeritus Robert Lieber to discuss his new book, Indispensable…
Nov 10, 2022 · 61 Mins
Eric and Eliot welcome Council on Foreign Relations Fellow Ray Takeyh to discuss the ongoing…
Oct 27, 2022 · 58 Mins
Civilian Control
Eric and Eliot welcome Duke University professor, Peter Feaver, to discuss the state of civil-military…
Oct 13, 2022 · 49 Mins
Happy Birthday Mr. Dictator
Eric and Eliot discuss Ukraine’s birthday gift to Vladimir Putin, likely Russian responses, and Eliot’s…
Sep 29, 2022 · 51 Mins
The Liz Truss Buttress
Eric welcomes Eliot back from his sojourn in Poland and Ukraine. They discuss U.K. Prime…
Sep 13, 2022 · 59 Mins
Why Russia’s Military Got Ukraine So Wrong
Eric and Eliot discuss what they have been writing lately (links below), the situation in…
Aug 27, 2022 · 53 Mins
Imperial Russia, Past and Present (with John Herbst)
Eric welcomes back Eliot from travels and illness to host John Herbst who was the…
Aug 11, 2022 · 48 Mins
Peak China and the Lessons of the Cold War (with Hal Brands and Michael Beckley)
While Eliot is away on vacation, Eric hosts authors Hal Brands and Michael Beckley whose…
Jul 29, 2022 · 66 Mins
Did America Get China Wrong? (with Professor Aaron Friedberg)
Eric and Eliot host long time friend and colleague Professor Aaron Friedberg of Princeton to…
Jul 15, 2022 · 51 Mins
High Stakes in Ukraine (with Bill Kristol and Daniel Fried)
Eric and special guest host Bill Kristol discuss the war in Ukraine with former Ambassador…