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The Modern War Institute podcast is the flagship podcast of the Modern War Institute at West Point. Featured guests include senior military and defense leaders, scholars, and others who discuss the most important issues related to modern conflict.
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Latest Episodes…

  1. Ep. 18 - "The Autonomous Battlefield" with August Cole

    We talk with August Cole about how autonomous systems will shape the future battlefield and how they are beginning to appear today. Where on the battlefield will autonomous systems be used and which domains will see the most profound changes? ...


  2. Ep. 17 - "Catching Saddam Hussein" with Eric Maddox

    MWI talks to Eric Maddox, former US Army interrogator, about how he developed a new way to conduct interrogations. His interrogations eventually led to information about the whereabouts of Saddam Hussein.  ...


  3. Ep. 16 - "Achieving Tactical Overmatch" with MG (R) Robert Scales

    MWI talks with "Scales on War" author and former Army War College Commandant MG (R) Robert Scales. We discuss how the role of the infantry has changes and how we might increase the lethality and effectiveness of the frontline fighting force. ...


  4. Ep. 15 - "Intelligence Operations on the Modern Battlefield" with GEN (R) Michael Hayden

    MWI talks to GEN (R) Michael Hayden, former NSA and CIA director, about the changes in the way we collect and use intelligence and how that will influence the modern battlefield. ...


  5. Ep. 14 - "Assessing Emerging Trends" with COL Michael Loos

    The MWI podcast sits down with COL Michael Loos, commander of the Army Asymmetric Warfare Group, to discuss how they work to support the operational force through observation and analysis of emerging technologies and tactics. We also talk the AWG's approach to training and preparation of units and leaders. ...