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Emerging & Established Thinkers on Maritime Security, Naval Strategy & Global Affairs. Our Pod features a wide variety of topics in these fields and promotes discussion, critical thinking and innovation. Listen to the end to hear our Pod guests respond to our Sailor's Three challenge.

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Emerging & Established Thinkers on Maritime Security, Naval Strategy & Global Affairs. Our Pod features a wide variety of topics in these fields and promotes discussion, critical thinking and innovation. Listen to the end to hear our Pod guests respond to our Sailor's Three challenge.

    Pod#11 Future Minds, Future War: A Conversation with Mick Ryan

    Pod#11 Future Minds, Future War: A Conversation with Mick Ryan

    Mick Ryan, AM is a retired senior Australian Army officer who commanded units at the Troop, Squadron, Regiment, Task Force and Brigade levels over a career that spanned three decades. As a general officer, he served as the Director General Strategic Plans in Army Headquarters, Commander of the 1st Brigade in Darwin, Director General Training […]

    • 19 min
    Pod#10 The Nightingale and the Bear: Examining the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

    Pod#10 The Nightingale and the Bear: Examining the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

    In this episode we discuss the Ukraine-Russia conflict, what led to it and what might happen next, featuring Dr. Rob Person from United States Military Academy, West Point.

    • 53 min
    Pod#9 Nuclear and Naval: Indian Maritime Security

    Pod#9 Nuclear and Naval: Indian Maritime Security

    Dr Pooja Bhatt discusses all things naval and nuclear in this episode on Indian maritime security in the Indo Pacific.

    • 36 min
    Pod#8 The British Way of War: Revisiting Corbett

    Pod#8 The British Way of War: Revisiting Corbett

    Andrew Lambert is Laughton Professor of Naval History in the Department of War Studies at Kings College London. Andrew has taught at the Royal Naval Staff College, Greenwich and the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Andrew has published widely on naval history, with his latest book The British Way of War: Julian Corbett and the Battle for a National Strategy, being the key topic of this episode.












    What do we discuss?



    Julian Corbett’s contribution to the Royal Navy and British maritime strategy



    Correcting assumptions and underlining the ongoing relevance of Corbett



    What ‘the British Way of War’ is and its efficacy



    Corbett’s career, influence and allies



    Andrew also accepts our Sailor’s Three challenge and makes an exciting prediction for the future







    The opinions and comments made in this Pod and on this website do not represent the official position of any government, organisation or entity.

    • 45 min
    Pod#7 Littorals and LCUs: Future AmphibOps (Part 2)

    Pod#7 Littorals and LCUs: Future AmphibOps (Part 2)

    Kevin Rowlands is a Captain in the British Royal Navy with substantial experience in amphibious operations. He has a PhD in War Studies from Kings College London and is the author of 21st Century Gorshkov: The Challenge of Seapower in the Modern Era, Naval Diplomacy in the 21st Century: A Model for the Post–Cold War Global Order, and numerous articles. Kevin Rowlands is the author of the chapter ‘The United Kingdom’s Approach to Amphibious Operations: From the Cold War to the Information Age’ in On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare. The views expressed are his own and not those of the Royal Navy or the British Ministry of Defence. You can catch Kevin on Twitter via @c21st_sailor.












    What do we discuss?



    Kevin’s chapter in the book ‘On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare’.



    The British Marines and the Royal Navy’s amphibious capability since the Cold War



    The lack of perceived ‘sexiness’ of amphibious platforms in cultural and political memory



    The UK’s strategic position in Great Power Competition and how amphibious forces can contribute



    The Royal Navy’s interest in and deployment to the Indo Pacific



    Kevin also accepts our Sailor’s Three challenge, reminding us of a very impressive, recent British capability







    The opinions and comments made in this Pod and on this website do not represent the official position of any government, organisation or entity.

    • 32 min
    Pod#6 Littorals and LCUs: Future AmphibOps (Part 1)

    Pod#6 Littorals and LCUs: Future AmphibOps (Part 1)

     
    Who guest features on Pod#6?



    Timothy Heck is an artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, working as a historian with the Marine Corps History Division. He holds a BA in American Studies from Georgetown University and a MA in War in the Modern World from Kings College London. Timothy is a co-editor of On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare. Timothy’s work currently focuses on the Red Army during and after the Second World War. You can catch Tim on Twitter via @tgheck1.


     



    Sulakshana Komerath has been with the U.S. Department of Defense since 2009, specializing in irregular warfare and counterterrorism in the Middle East. She has worked in Iraq, Jordan, and Bahrain and currently works for the Department of the Navy. Sulakshana authored the chapter ‘The Future is Amphibious: The Role of Naval Special Warfare in Great Power Competition’ in On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare.


    What do we discuss?

    The new book ‘On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare’.

    • 42 min

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