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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.

Sep 14, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Nora Bensahel and Lieutenant General (retired) David Barno their new book recently published, Adaptation Under Fire. They discuss how militaries change during wartime.

Nora and David give their answers to the final question.

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Aug 13, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with Boston University's Dr David Carballo, an archaeologist and author. They discuss David's research on Meso-America and his recently published book, Collision of Worlds: A Deep History of the Fall of Aztec Mexico and the Forging of New Spain. David explores the conquest of the Aztec empire...


Jul 21, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with the UNSW Canberra's Dr Ned Dobos. They discuss Ned's recently published book, Ethics, Security, & the War Machine. Ned highlights the moral and ethical questions of maintaining standing militaries.

Ned gives a refreshing answer to the final question.

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Jul 7, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with the Australian National University's Dr Andrew Carr. They discuss the recently released Australian Defence Strategic Update 2020, Australian Strategic culture, and how strategic policy formulation is influenced. 

Andrew gives a new answer to the final question.

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May 31, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with UNSW Associate Professor Deane-Peter Baker. They discuss his research on bridging gaps in morality and ethics between the soldier and the state. Mick also asks Deane-Peter to provide an overview of his new book, Morality and Ethics at War.

Deane Peter gives an interesting answer to...