Summary: Defense Matters is a podcast series on various national defense and foreign affairs topics produced by the National Defense University Foundation Inc. The National Defense University Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission of raising awareness and funds in support of the mission and scholarship of the National Defense University.
How the State Department's Relationship with NDU Prepares Next Generation Leaders
How Russia's Successful Deployment of Hybrid & Cyber Warfare Undermines International Norms and Escalates Tensions
Defense Matters - Ep 11: The Sleeping Giant: How China's Revisionist aims alter the geopolitical landscape and its implications for US national security goals
Defense Matters - Ep 010: Friend or Foe: Pakistan's role in aiding the success/failure of Trump's 2018 National Security Strategy
Defense Matters - Ep 009: Playing With Fire: How North Korea's increased rhetoric, capabilities escalate the probability of armed conflict & how it affects American allies in the region
Dr. Erica Marat discusses the ongoing Ukrainian conflict, how the still “hot war” has fallen off the public’s radar, and Putin’s impetus for the invasion. She also discusses Russia's international and domestic politics and their influence on other countries in the region as a whole to include Kazakhstan, Syria, the Caucasus states, and others. Defense Matters is produced by the National Defense University Foundation Inc.
Dr. Denise Natali of the National Defense University's Institute of National Strategic Studies and Dr. Mark Meirowitz of the State University of New York Maritime College. Defense Matters is produced by the National Defense University Foundation Inc.
Dr. Craig Deare of the National Defense University's College of International Security Affairs. Dr. Deare is speaking on his new book A Tale of Two Eagles: The US-Mexico Bilateral Defense Relationship Post Cold War. Defense Matters is produced by the National Defense University Foundation Inc.
Dr. McFate, drawing on his experiences as Private Security Contractor in the late 2000’s, discusses his views of what future warfare will look like and what role Private Security Forces will play. Defense Matters is produced by the National Defense University Foundation Inc.
Defense Matters - Ep. 004: Dr. Kim Cragin on Foreign Fighters and Their Increasing Role in Global Conflicts
Defense Matters - Ep. 003: Dr. Cynthia Watson and Dr. Phillip Sanders on China, Their Military Reforms, and Power Projection
Defense Matters - Ep. 002: Dr. Denise Natali on The Kurds and the Kurdish Region
Defense Matters - Ep. 001: Dr. Joseph Collins on Lessons Encountered: Learning From The Long War