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The Dead Prussian Podcast aims to explore War and Warfare through discussion and analysis of military theory, historical events, contemporary conflicts, and expert interviews.

Jul 20, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Cathal Nolan an Associate Professor of History at Boston University and author. They discuss his book, The Allure of Battle.  Cathal explains how the popular focus on decisive battle often overlooks our wars are won. 

Cathal provides an elegant answer to the final question.

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Jun 27, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Ali Wynea national security researcher at RAND and a non-resident fellow at the Modern War Institute. They discuss his research on great power competition.

Ali tries to dodge the final question but Mick holds his feet to the flame.

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Jun 22, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Kathleen J Mcinnis,  national security expert and fiction author. They discuss her debut novel, The Heart of War, and how fiction and creative practices can assist in understanding national security and policy development.

Kathleen provides an answer to final question that would make...


May 11, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Professor David Whetham, professor Ethics and the Military profession at Kings College London. They discuss his co-edited book, Military Virtues, and why virtue ethics is important for military leaders.

David provides a very succinct take on the final question.

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May 8, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Charles Edel, a Senior Fellow at the United States Studies Centre and author. They discuss his co-authored book, The Lessons of Tragedy, and how we can learn from wars' tragic past.

Charles provides a new take on the final question.

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