90 episodes

A show about the technology, strategy, media and business trends defining the future of national security.

Defense One Radio Defense One staff

    • News
    • 4.1 • 97 Ratings

A show about the technology, strategy, media and business trends defining the future of national security.

    Tech Summit, in review

    Tech Summit, in review

    This episode we’re going to share a few of the more memorable exchanges from this year’s Tech Summit, including Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks; Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall; Director of the Space Development Agency Derek Tournear; Brian Weeden of the Secure World Foundation; Kelly Hammett, of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Directed Energy Directorate; Air Force Col. Eric Felt, the Director of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Space Vehicles Directorate; Mieke Eoyang, who is the Pentagon’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy; Ylli Bajraktari, Executive Director of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence; and the NSA’s Director of Cybersecurity Rob Joyce.

    To watch any of these interviews in video, go here.

    Or read a transcript of this episode here.

    • 36 min
    Biden, Europe and the future of transatlantic security

    Biden, Europe and the future of transatlantic security

    This episode we’re going to take a look at some of the most important issues shaping the future of U.S.-European security, including NATO, the EU, fringe politics, lessons from the Cold War, and evolving perceptions of both China and the U.S.
    Guests include:
    Dr. Alina Polyakova, president and CEO of the Center for European Policy Analysis; Elisabeth Braw, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute And former NATO Ambassador Ivo Daalder, president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Find a transcript of this episode here: https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2021/06/defense-one-radio-ep-84-biden-europe-and-future-transatlantic-security/174681/

    • 41 min
    The Combahee River raid

    The Combahee River raid

    This episode we’re going to learn about the Combahee River Raid, the first U.S. military operation to be organized and led by a woman. That woman was abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
    Dr. Edda Fields-Black of Carnegie Mellon University joins us to tell the story.
    Find a transcript of this episode here.

    • 37 min
    “Robert E. Lee and Me”

    “Robert E. Lee and Me”

    Retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Ty Seidule talks about the Confederacy, U.S. race relations, and inclusive changes throughout the recent history of the U.S. military.
    Seidule's memoir is called “Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause.”
    Find a transcript of this episode here.

    • 19 min
    The future of Afghanistan

    The future of Afghanistan

    What lies ahead for Afghanistan? And what does that war look like today from the perspective of a Green Beret who spent several months trying to build Afghanistan’s military and police?
    We’ll break down those questions and a lot more in this episode of Defense One Radio, featuring Bill Roggio of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.

    • 44 min
    JADC2, explained

    JADC2, explained

    There’s a new way of thinking about war that’s taking over the Pentagon. A lot has happened for its generals and for the country over the past 30 years of American warfare. And if this latest crop of generals get their wish, a lot could happen in just the first 30 minutes of America’s next large-scale war. 
    So — kind of like our last episode — preparing ourselves for the next world war is what this episode is all about, in three parts:
    From old capabilities to new ones (at the 1:21 mark) Opportunity and vulnerability (17:19) Mr. JADC2 Goes to Washington (31:47) Find a transcript of this episode here.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

RJG179 ,

Well Informed and Well Produced

The quality of the podcast tracks with that of the rest of their analysis and news. I genuinely enjoy it and learn from it.

Atwitsend9586 ,

Great Resource

Imagine a world in which complex defense/foreign policies were discussed on the conversational level instead of in dry, bureaucratic robot language. Ben Watson, against all odds, makes it happen. Great job.

haothenickname ,

Hammer and nails

The show invites people in the defense military and you want them to give you peace-promoting information? Bye

Top Podcasts In News

Listeners Also Subscribed To