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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 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...


May 17, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with authors Peter W Singer and August Cole about their book, Burn-in. They discuss the possible future operating environment where human and machine team up to fight terrorists. Peter and August also talk about useful fiction as a means to creatively contextualize possible futures in...


May 4, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with the University of New South Wales's Associate Professor Catherine Bond about her book, Law in War. They discuss how laws introduced during the Great War in Australia shaped society.

Kate provides a contemporary response to the final question.

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