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CNA Talks: A National Security Podcast

CNA Talks covers the topics of today from foreign policy and defense to policing, education and more. Each episode features a discussion on current affairs led by our in-house experts. CNA is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to developing actionable solutions to complex problems of national importance. The views expressed here are those of the commentators and do not necessarily reflect the views of CNA or any of its sponsors.
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Now displaying: March, 2021
Mar 24, 2021

Rear Admiral Mike McDevitt (ret.) sits down with Kevin Pollpeter to discuss his book, “China as a Twenty First Century Naval Power.” They cover topics including China’s military presences abroad, the dispute over the South China Sea, and how the U.S. can continue to support its allies in the region.

Go to www.cna.org/CNAtalks to learn more about the participants and listen to more CNA Talks episodes.

 
Mar 10, 2021

In recognition of the 30th anniversary of Desert Storm, CNA Talks presents Analysis in Combat. On our final episode, Admiral Arthur and Christine Fox sit down to discuss CNA’s reconstruction of Operation Desert Storm. This effort examined all the data that CNA analysts gathered during the operation, looking for lessons on how the Navy could learn from it.

For more information about CNA’s analysis in Desert Storm please visit our Analysis in Combat page.

Mar 3, 2021

In recognition of the 30th anniversary of Desert Storm, CNA Talks presents Analysis in Combat. On this episode, you’ll hear about the story of the amphibious landing that never was.

You’ll hear from Admiral Stanley Arthur who was the commander of Naval Forces Central Command during the conflict, Major General Harry Jenkins who was the commander of Marine Forces 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Dr. Marvin Pokrant who served as the CNA field representative assigned to Naval Forces Central Command.

For more information about CNA’s analysis in Desert Storm please visit our Analysis in Combat page.

The story in this episode's introduction was adapted from, "Desert Storm at Sea: What the Navy Really Did," by Dr. Marvin Pokrant. 



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