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Sept. 25, 2022

Podcast: Time, Space, and Material: Metric for Assessing Irregular Warfare

Episode 62 of the Irregular Warfare podcast, featuring CISA Distinguished Professor Dr. Thomas Marks and Chief Warrant Officer (CW5) Maurice “Duc” Duclos, is based on the recently released second edition of Dr. David Ucko and Dr. Thomas Marks’ Crafting Strategy for Irregular Warfare: A Framework for Analysis and Action. It explores the diverse

Sept. 22, 2022

Not Paying the Full Price: Russia’s Continued Support for the ‘Special Operation’ in Ukraine

Many Russians have not had to send their children, husbands, or relatives to fight in Ukraine, and as a result, they continue to tacitly support Putin’s “special operation.”

Aug. 1, 2022

A Survey of Humans and Autonomy in Three Areas: Suveillance, Economics, and Lethality in Combat OperationsA Survey of Humans and Autonomy in Three Areas: Suveillance, Economics, and Lethality in Combat Operations (Contextualizing Security: A Reader)

Burnett delves into the theoretical and applied dimensions of science and technology policy building in his research related to an investigation in autonomous systems (artificial intelligence) in surveillance, labor economics (economic security), and lethal combat.

June 1, 2021

Indo-Pacific Strategy versus Belt and Road Initiative: Implications for Hegemony in Asia.

This study analyzes the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS) and China's Belt and Road initiative (BRI) in detail in the context of Korea's national policy tasks.

May 13, 2021

Taking a side between the United States and the People’s Republic of China: Strategic hedging of South Korea and India

This paper explores how South Korea and India have taken positions between the United States and the People’s Republic of China over diverse foreign policy issues. By adopting dual engagement and strategic ambiguity as hedging strategies, both regional powers reduce their vulnerability to the influence and pressure of the two great powers.

April 2, 2021

Podcast: Leading Thinkers: Episode 7 - Jay Parker

Jay Parker, this week's guest on the Leading Thinkers podcast, discusses the Thucydides trap, and seeking out the question rather than the answer, and the foundations of his book Restoring Thucydides, co-authored with Andrew Novo.

March 19, 2021

Podcast: Leading Thinkers: Episode 6 - Andrew Novo

This week’s guest Andrew Novo talks about perceptions of Thucydides and Herodotus, Thucydides’ implications for war and foreign policy, and his new book Restoring Thucydides: Testing Familiar Lessons and Deriving New Ones, co-authored with Jay Parker.

Feb. 28, 2021

Podcast: The U.S.-China Relationship: Lesson of Thucydides featuring Dr. Andrew Novo

Few books have had a wider sustained impact than Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War. To further explore, History Does You interviews Dr. Andrew Novo, Associate Professor of Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, Washington, D.C.

Nov. 12, 2019

Moral hazard at sea: how alliances actually increase low-level maritime provocations between allies

The management of maritime claims is becoming an important issue in the study of interstate conflict. Since World War II, most contested maritime claims have been associated with low-level conflict (mainly shows of force, or what we call maritime provocations) and have not resulted in fatalities. However, what is puzzling is that many competing claims are also associated with states that are alliance partners.

Jan. 1, 2018

Podcast: The Ajay Bruno Show - Andrew Novo Interview

Andrew Novo, an expert on Mediterranean history, and Professor of Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, joins Ajay Bruno's podcast to highlight some of the military triumphs and failures of the Roman Empire, as well as the ramifications on the world today.