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SSI Live Podcast Series — Latest Episodes
Released 22 June 2016.
SSI Live 050 - The Warsaw Summit and the European Reassurance Initiative — Starting in 2017, Washington plans to begin heel-to-toe rotations of an armored brigade from the United States to Eastern Europe. Is this a significant improvement over the assurance and deterrence steps taken by the United States and several of its NATO allies over the last two years? Are there still shortcomings in the U.S. approach to reassurance and deterrence? In this podcast, the SSI's Dr. John R. Deni examines the ERI in the context of the upcoming Warsaw Summit. Listen below or click here to download.
Released 6 May 2016.
SSI Live 049 - Operating in the Gray Zone — Are so-called gray zone wars -- the kinds of operations Russia or Iran has engaged in recently -- really novel security threats? How can the United States best respond to them in terms of adjusting its current campaign-planning framework? Dr. John R. Deni invited his SSI colleague Dr. Antulio Echevarria to discuss the latter's latest monograph, "Operating in the Gray Zone: An Alternative Paradigm for U.S. Military Strategy
Released 4 May 2016.
SSI Live 048 - Strategic Landpower and a Resurgent Russia — Is the U.S. Army prepared to address the challenge that Russia poses to U.S. interests and the NATO alliance in Europe? During the 2015-16 academic year, six U.S. Army War College resident students conducted an in-depth examination of this question. In support of U.S. Army Europe and U.S. European Command, the students co-authored a book on whether and how the Army, the Joint Community, and the NATO alliance are strategically postured and operationally prepared to safeguard Western interests. Three of the co-authors – LTC Reed Anderson, LTC Tony Paz, and LtCol Jay Vaughan joined Dr. John R. Deni to discuss their book and its recommendations. Listen below or click here to download.
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