Modern War Institute

By Modern War Institute at West Point

The Modern War Institute podcast is the flagship podcast of the Modern War Institute at West Point. Featured guests include senior military and defense leaders, scholars, and others who discuss the most important issues related to modern conflict.

  1. 1.
    Why Combatives?
    33:09
  2. 2.
    The Past, Present, and Future of Amphibious Operations
    34:10
  3. 3.
    The US Army's Quest to be Ready for the Future
    30:40
  4. 4.
    Security in the High Latitudes
    57:45
  5. 5.
    Proxies and American Strategy in Africa
    56:18
  6. 6.
    Scanning the Future Battlefield with Former Deputy SECDEF Robert Work
    33:43
  7. 7.
    Understanding Urban Warfare
    51:10
  8. 8.
    The Brain and the Battlefield
    1:02:16
  1. 9.
    Pandemics, National Security, and Zombies
    16:54
  2. 10.
    The Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh is Giving Us a Glimpse into the Future of War
    35:22
  3. 11.
    MWI Podcast: The Space Domain is Getting Crowded
    20:33
  4. 12.
    Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and the Modern Battlefield
    46:40
  5. 13.
    Command on the Modern Battlefield
    35:56
  6. 14.
    Crafting a US Strategy for the Twenty-First Century
    44:54
  7. 15.
    The Other Foreign Fighters
    31:45
  8. 16.
    Competition, Conflict, and the Future of Irregular Warfare
    36:51
  9. 17.
    Security Force Assistance in an Era of Great-Power Competition
    45:44
  10. 18.
    Is Great-Power Competition a Strategy?
    53:33
  11. 19.
    Women in Defense and Security
    37:27
  12. 20.
    The Robotic Revolution is Upon Us
    35:22
  13. 21.
    Introducing the Irregular Warfare Podcast
    21:22
  14. 22.
    How the Islamic State Happened
    45:54
  15. 23.
    What's Going on in North Korea?
    32:38
  16. 24.
    How Countries Decide to Go to War
    24:06
  17. 25.
    Nuclear Weapons on a Shifting Strategic Landscape
    24:44
  18. 26.
    What Can the US Military Do to Support the COVID-19 Response?
    37:01
  19. 27.
    Special Operations Forces on the Modern Battlefield
    32:11
  20. 28.
    Let's Talk Multi-Domain Operations
    43:18
  21. 29.
    Why War Doesn't Go Away
    36:52
  22. 30.
    The Future of our Army, with Gen. James McConville
    28:52
  23. 31.
    Competition and Conflict in a Changing World
    31:02
  24. 32.
    The Soldiers' History of America's Post-9/11 Wars
    27:27
  25. 33.
    Ep. 92 – Conversation with the SECARMY
    15:34
  26. 34.
    Ep. 91 – Manning a 21st-Century US Army
    38:52
  27. 35.
    Ep. 90 – What Happens to Our Brains in Combat?
    42:37
  28. 36.
    Ep. 89 – Syria Study Group
    32:45
  29. 37.
    Ep. 88 – Intelligence and the Future Battlefield, with Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier
    37:05
  30. 38.
    Ep. 86 - What is the Army Doing in Space?
    27:26
  31. 39.
    Ep. 85 – Inside the Long, Brutal Fight to Recapture Mosul
    42:27
  32. 40.
    Ep. 84 – The Future of Cyber Conflict, with Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty
    38:25
  33. 41.
    Ep. 83 – How Sci-Fi Can Help Us Think about AI and the Future of War
    24:18
  34. 42.
    Ep. 82 – Creating Warriors, with Matt Larsen
    33:01
  35. 43.
    Ep. 81 – Autonomous Weapons and the Next War
    35:56
  36. 44.
    Ep. 81 – How the Army is Preparing for the Future Battlefield
    33:21
  37. 45.
    Ep. 80 – The Future of Warfare, with Former Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work
    34:52
  38. 46.
    Ep. 79 – How Science Can Optimize Cognitive Performance on the Battlefield
    22:24
  39. 47.
    Ep. 78 – Space is Getting Crowded
    21:00
  40. 48.
    Ep. 77 – Can Defense Problems be "Hacked"?
    36:46
  41. 49.
    Ep. 76 – China's Quest for Enhanced Military Technology
    30:54
  42. 50.
    Ep. 75 – The Army's Iraq War Self-Reflection
    38:37

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