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

December 07, 2016 00:41:44
Ep. 17 - "Catching Saddam Hussein" with Eric Maddox
Modern War Institute
Ep. 17 - "Catching Saddam Hussein" with Eric Maddox
/

Show Notes

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. 

Other Episodes

Episode

September 06, 2019 00:38:25
Episode Cover

Ep. 84 – The Future of Cyber Conflict, with Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty

In this episode of the MWI Podcast, Maj. Jake Miraldi is joined by Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commander of US Army Cyber Command. He explains the nuances of the cyber domain and operations in that domain, but also touches on some of the unique challenges associated with developing a force optimized for cyber warfare. ...

Listen

Episode

January 23, 2019 00:33:40
Episode Cover

Ep. 69 – Armies of Sand? An Assessment of Arab Militaries' Battlefield Performance

This episode features a conversation with Ken Pollack, a military analyst and the author of Armies of Sand, a book that grapples with the question of why there are so many cases of Arab militaries under-performing on the battlefield—from the armies of Saddam Hussein to Muammar Gaddafi and beyond. ...

Listen

Episode

May 18, 2022 00:39:08
Episode Cover

And Then There Were 32? Finland, Sweden, and NATO

The decisions by the governments of Sweden and Finland to apply to join NATO mark a major departure from both countries' longstanding policies of nonalignment. But how, specifically, will it affect these countries’ defense capabilities—and those of NATO? How much needs to be done to achieve interoperability? And most fundamentally, while Russia’s invasion of Ukraine clearly triggered these decisions, why did both countries make this major decision at this particular moment? To unpack those questions and many more, John Amble is joined on this episode by Rasmus Hindren, the head of international relations at the European Center of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats, a senior nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council, and an experienced defense policy practitionerin his home country of Finland. ...

Listen