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Overwatch

By Institute for the Study of War

Overwatch, an Institute for the Study of War podcast, goes beyond the news headlines to give listeners analysis and commentary on issues related to U.S. national security and American foreign policy. The episodes feature discussions with experts and practitioners to explore what challenges and opportunities lie ahead for the U.S.

  1. 1.
    E44: Kremlin Intensifies War in Donbas to Undermine Ukrainian Government in Elections11/16/2020
    14:48
  2. 2.
    E43: Kremlin Exploits Crisis to Secure Greater Russian Control of Belarus10/31/2020
    17:18
  3. 3.
    E42: Vicious Cycles in the Middle East and Africa Continue to Threaten US National Security Despite Efforts to Withdraw 10/11/2020
    37:23
  4. 4.
    E41: Iraq's "October Revolution" Protests Resume as a Tense Country Looks On10/02/2020
    15:02
  5. 5.
    E40: Putin’s Offset: The Power of Perception09/24/2020
    26:02
  6. 6.
    E39: US Presence in Syria Remains a Critical Component in the Fight against ISIS09/19/2020
    37:53
  7. 7.
    E38: General Jack Keane (US Army, Retired) Reflects on the 9/11 Attacks and the Ongoing War on Terror09/13/2020
    35:28
  8. 8.
    E37: Local Unrest Threatens to Undermine Primary US Partner Force in Northeast Syria09/06/2020
    25:00
  1. 9.
    E36: Russia Threatens to Turn Belarus Unrest into Major International Crisis08/28/2020
    25:08
  2. 10.
    E35: Trump Says US Forces Are Leaving Iraq Soon, Undermining Visiting Iraqi Prime Minister08/21/2020
    20:47
  3. 11.
    E34: ISIS Escalates Violence in Turkish-held Parts of Northwest Syria08/14/2020
    20:49
  4. 12.
    E33: The Kremlin and Kyiv Agree to New Ceasefire in Ukraine08/07/2020
    14:41
  5. 13.
    E32: Al Qaeda Infighting in Syria Tests Loyalty of Foreign Fighters08/03/2020
    21:51
  6. 14.
    E31: Brawl between Islamic State and Al Qaeda in Africa May Strengthen Salafi-Jihadi Movement07/24/2020
    33:02
  7. 15.
    E30: Putin Rigs Constitutional Amendment to Extend His Presidency beyond 202407/17/2020
    25:03
  8. 16.
    E29: US Launches New Round of Sanctions Targeting Syrian Regime07/09/2020
    25:20
  9. 17.
    E28: Pandemic Presents New Challenges and Opportunities for US National Security07/04/2020
    34:19
  10. 18.
    E27: US Ally Egypt Threatens Military Move into Libya against NATO Member Turkey06/24/2020
    32:33
  11. 19.
    E26: Future of US Troop Presence and Iraqi Security Uncertain as Strategic Dialogue Begins06/19/2020
    19:11
  12. 20.
    E25: The Role of the Military in Civilian Unrest: Lessons from Iraq06/17/2020
    16:14
  13. 21.
    E24: Assad’s Economic Desperation Causes Cracks in Syrian Regime06/12/2020
    31:06
  14. 22.
    E23: Kremlin Uses COVID-19 Misinformation to Bolster Image, Undermine Adversaries, and Seek Sanctions Relief06/04/2020
    16:09
  15. 23.
    E22: Iraq’s New Prime Minister Prepares for Strategic Talks with US05/29/2020
    15:58
  16. 24.
    E21: Iran Remains Committed to Syria Despite Ongoing Pandemic and Economic Collapse05/21/2020
    18:44
  17. 25.
    E20: The Kremlin Suffers Setbacks in the Balkans05/15/2020
    9:25
  18. 26.
    E19: Pandemic Enables Spread of Salafi Jihadism in Africa05/07/2020
    19:31
  19. 27.
    E18: Pressures and Opportunities Arise for Putin as Oil and COVID Crises Converge04/27/2020
    14:47
  20. 28.
    E17: Walk Away from the Taliban, Not Afghanistan04/24/2020
    47:52
  21. 29.
    E16: Ukraine Considers Talks with Putin’s Proxies03/31/2020
    14:35
  22. 30.
    E15: Russia and Turkey Fail to Implement Ceasefire Deal in Idlib03/27/2020
    13:37
  23. 31.
    E14: Russia's Viral Disinformation in Ukraine03/16/2020
    8:27
  24. 32.
    E13: Governing After ISIS: What’s Next for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)02/28/2020
    20:37
  25. 33.
    E12: Iran’s Reserve of Last Resort: Uncovering the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Order of Battle02/10/2020
    16:16
  26. 34.
    Putin Begins New Phase in Campaign to Retain Power01/30/2020
    8:23
  27. 35.
    Insights on Iraqi Fragility from the Ground01/24/2020
    12:03
  28. 36.
    The Kremlin’s Expanding Media Conglomerate01/17/2020
    6:48
  29. 37.
    E8: Russia Year in Review12/22/2019
    16:22
  30. 38.
    E7: Can the U.S. Pull Back from the Middle East Without Risking Its Security?12/06/2019
    17:48
  31. 39.
    E6: Russia's Dead-End Diplomacy in Syria11/21/2019
    27:14
  32. 40.
    Crisis Brief: Outcome of Trump-Erdogan Meeting Amidst Continued Fighting in Syria 11/14/2019
    7:40
  33. 41.
    Crisis Brief: The Emerging Violent Cycle of Iraqi Protests11/13/2019
    7:19
  34. 42.
    Crisis Brief: Iraqi Protests Grow After Iran Intervenes to Prevent the Prime Minister's Ouster11/08/2019
    10:28
  35. 43.
    Crisis Brief: Russo-Turkish Agreement in Eastern Syria Breaks Down as US Forces Return11/01/2019
    14:27
  36. 44.
    E5: General (Ret.) David Petraeus Decodes Dynamics in the Middle East 10/31/2019
    45:42
  37. 45.
    Crisis Brief: The Ouster of Iraq’s Prime Minister Looks Imminent10/29/2019
    7:55
  38. 46.
    Crisis Brief: Mass Protests Resume in Iraq10/25/2019
    8:46
  39. 47.
    Crisis Brief: Significance of the Turkey-Russia Meeting on Syria 10/23/2019
    8:46
  40. 48.
    Crisis Brief: A New Phase of Unrest in Iraq?10/22/2019
    11:03
  41. 49.
    Crisis Brief: Russia Exploits U.S. Withdrawal from Syria10/17/2019
    11:14
  42. 50.
    Crisis Brief: Continued Chaos as the Turkish Offensive Advances into Syria10/16/2019
    14:48
  43. 51.
    E4: Are U.S. Partnerships Around the World in Jeopardy? 10/15/2019
    22:56
  44. 52.
    E3: LTG. Nagata (Ret.) Explains the Consequences of the U.S. Withdrawal from Syria10/14/2019
    19:04
  45. 53.
    Crisis Brief: Turkey Kicks Off Operation in Syria10/09/2019
    9:38
  46. 54.
    Crisis Brief: The Risk of an Iranian Military Response in Iraq10/09/2019
    8:32
  47. 55.
    Crisis Brief: Iran's Coup By Proxy10/08/2019
    10:59
  48. 56.
    Crisis Brief: Imminent Turkish Invasion of Northeastern Syria10/07/2019
    11:04
  49. 57.
    Crisis Brief: What Could Happen Next10/05/2019
    13:18
  50. 58.
    Crisis Brief: How We Got Here10/04/2019
    14:05
  51. 59.
    Crisis Brief: Baghdad Protests Morning Update10/03/2019
    7:57
  52. 60.
    Crisis Brief: Baghdad Protests10/03/2019
    9:14
  53. 61.
    E2: Russia's Campaign in Africa09/26/2019
    27:20
  54. 62.
    E1: ISIS's Second Comeback 09/09/2019
    32:16
  55. 63.
    Overwatch Trailer09/09/2019
    1:06

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