Browse Episodes

The Untold War & After Chavez

Aug 14, 2013 to Aug 21, 2013
(Episode #2512)
Nancy Sherman explores the psychological and moral burdens borne by those in the U.S. military. Eric Olson discusses the legacy of Hugo Chavez on Venezuela and Latin America.

The Lessons of Lincoln via Hollywood

Aug 07, 2013 to Aug 14, 2013
(Episode #2507)
Former Congressman Dan Glickman joins us to discuss President Obama’s second term through the lenses of history and Hollywood. Aaron Miller discusses what to expect in the foreign policy arena during a second Obama term.

Monuments and Memorials: Meaning and Mania

Jul 03, 2013 to Jul 10, 2013
(Episode #2506)
Charles Tampio provides insight into the meaning and stories behind the great landmarks in Washington D.C. Laura Deal introduces the new Cold War Digital Archive website.

Middle East Roundtable: Iran’s Election

Jun 26, 2013 to Jul 03, 2013
(Episode #2526)
We once again convene our Middle East roundtable with a look at the recent Iranian election results and what the outcome could mean for the U.S. relationship with the Islamic Republic. Joining us are Haleh Esfandiari, David Ottaway and Afshin Molavi.

Environment Roundtable: Responding to Climate Change & Syria Update

May 29, 2013 to Jun 04, 2013
(Episode #2522)
We convene our environment roundtable for a discussion of unintended consequences resulting from efforts to respond to climate change with Geoff Dabelko, Lisa Friedman, and Stacy Vandeveer. Also, Aaron David Miller joins us for a Syria update.

Wilson Forum - U.S. Special Operations 2020

May 19, 2013 to May 25, 2013
(Episode #612)
Admiral William McRaven, Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command lays out his vision for Special Operations Forces in the years ahead.

Security Roundtable: Dealing with Outliers

May 15, 2013 to May 21, 2013
(Episode #2520)
We convene our security roundtable to discuss the best ways to deal with the “outlier states” of North Korea and Iran with Haleh Esfandiari, Robert Hathaway, and Robert Litwak.

Wilson Forum - Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform

May 12, 2013 to May 19, 2013
(Episode #611)
A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America.

Wilson Forum - Strategic Options for Iran: Balancing Pressure with Diplomacy

May 05, 2013 to May 11, 2013
(Episode #610)
Former senior national security officials, military officers, and experts with decades of Middle East experience present a balanced report on the strategic options for dealing with Iran.

Wilson Forum - The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

Apr 28, 2013 to May 04, 2013
(Episode #609)
Mark Mazzetti, Former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and National Security Correspondent for The New York Times, discusses his new book, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth.