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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 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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Sep 22, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with scholar and army officer, Lieutenant Colonel Brendan Gallagher. They discuss his recent book, The Day After: Why America wins the war but loses the Peace. Brendan highlights how the political objectives of war must remain the focus for achieving success.

Brendan provides a Commanding...


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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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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Nov 28, 2018

In this episode, Mick chats with Sir Hew Strachan, a professor of International Relations at St. Andrews University. They discuss his book, The Direction of War. Sir Hew discusses the formulation of strategy, its meaning, and ways to encourage debate about its execution. 

Sir Hew provides a succinct answer to the...