Professional Military Education

The Professional Military Education (PME) podcast is where great books on war and history are analyzed and discussed with the author. Through in depth conversations, the PME podcast seeks to promote great books that will interest serious military thinkers. For people that might be interested in military topics and history, the PME podcast will get you hooked on this awesome field of study. Through in depth reading and serious scholarship, the PME podcast is proud to bring a great history show to life.

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The Professional Military Education (PME) podcast is where great books on war and history are analyzed and discussed with the author. Through in depth conversations, the PME podcast seeks to promote great books that will interest serious military thinkers. For people that might be interested in military topics and history, the PME podcast will get you hooked on this awesome field of study. Through in depth reading and serious scholarship, the PME podcast is proud to bring a great history show to life.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-09-29 23:45
last episode published
2019-09-29 05:30
publication frequency
58.24 days
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Number of Episodes
18
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
29.09.2019

Not Yet Openly at War, But Still Mostly at Peace: An Interview with LtCol Scott Cuomo (USMC)

In this two-part episode, I speak with LtCol Scott Cuomo (USMC). He is the author of an article that appeared in the Marine Corps Gazette called, Not Yet Openly at War, But Still Mostly at Peace. He wrote the article with a team of Marines that include...
8.09.2019

American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day with Robert Coram

Robert Coram is the author of an excellent biography called American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day. Colonel Day is a larger than life figure. He is one of the most decorated veterans in American military history. This interview with Mr....
28.07.2019

4th Generation Warfare: An Interview with Lt. Col Thiele (USMC-Ret.)

Today’s guest is Lt. Col Thiele (USMC-Ret.). He is the co-author of 4th Generation Warfare Handbook, which he wrote with William (“Bill”) Lind.  In the interview, Lt. Col Thiele explains that while he was working as an instructor at the Marine Corps’ E...
30.06.2019

On Desperate Ground: An Interview with Hampton Sides

Today’s guest is Hampton Sides. He is the author of On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War’s Greatest Battle.  The topic is the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir. This battle took place in the Fall and Winter of 1950 during the ...
3.06.2018

Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession with Dr. Leonard Wong

My guest is Dr. Leonard Wong a research professor at the U.S. Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute. In February 2015, he co-authored a paper with Stephen Gerras called “Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession.” The interview exp...
20.05.2018

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging with Sebastian Junger

In this interview, I talk to Sebastian Junger. Sebastian wrote Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging. Sebastian is also the author of The Perfect Storm, which was made into a major film. His films include the award-winning documentaries Restrepo and Koren...
29.04.2018

John Boyd, Maneuver Warfare, and MCDP-1 (Part 2) with Major Ian Brown

MCDP1: Warfighting is four chapters, and the total length is around 100 pages. The book is affectionately termed a "two crapper", which means that a person can finish it in two-bathroom trips. Warfighting describes a way of thinking about war. It is no...
22.04.2018

John Boyd, Maneuver Warfare, and MCDP-1 (Part 1) with Major Ian Brown

What is “maneuver warfare”? Who is Air Force Colonel John Boyd, who throughout the late 1970s and 1980s found a captive audience in the Marine Corps leadership? In Episode 11, Major Ian Brown discusses the evolution of the Marine Corps' doctrinal publi...
17.09.2017

On Tactics: An Interview with B.A. Friedman

In episode 10 of the Professional Military Education podcast, we talk to B.A. Friedman, author of On Tactics: A Theory of Victory in Battle. The conversation focuses on tactics and its relationship to strategy. Mr. Friedman discusses what he calls the ...
18.08.2017

The North Korea Threat: An Interview with Dr. Bruce Bechtol

In the following interview, Dr. Bruce Bechtol discusses the threat of North Korea. North Korea has made headlines for their ICBM tests and nuclear tests. We discuss the threat that they pose as well as dive into the details of their regime, their curre...
16.07.2017

Blueprint for America: “Restoring our National Security”

Dr. Kori Schake co-authored, "Restoring Our National Security", with Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis and James O. Ellis Jr. The chapter appeared in the book, Blueprint for America, which was published by Stanford Universities Hoover Institute. Dr....
28.05.2017

On Strategy: An Interview with Sir Lawrence Freedman

Sir Lawrence Freedman is Professor of War Studies at King’s College and the author of numerous books and publications to include Strategy: A History. In Episode 7 of the PME podcast, we talk about strategy. What is strategy and what it is not? We trace...
30.04.2017

The Iran Wars with Jay Solomon

Jay Solomon is a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and the author of The Iran Wars: Spy Games, Bank Battles, and the Secret Deals That Reshaped the Middle East. In Episode 6 of the PME podcast, the history of the conflict between the U.S. and Iran i...
2.04.2017

Steven Lee Myers on The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin

Steven Lee Myers is a columnist for the New York Times and the author of The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin. Myers talks about the life and career of Vladimir Putin from his time as a KGB foreign intelligence officer to his current role...
12.03.2017

S. C. Gwynne on The Intricate Strategies of Stonewall Jackson

S.C. Gwynne is a New York Times bestselling author, and award-winning Historian. His book, Rebel Yell, focuses on the Civil War general Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Jackson was a brilliant leader and was consider a real ‘rock ‘n’ roll star,’ during the ...
26.02.2017

Patrick O’Donnell on The Forgotten Story of The Maryland Heroes

Patrick K. O’Donnell is a combat historian, bestselling author, and public speaker. O’Donnell has written ten critically acclaimed books that recount epic, and untold, stories of American war. His most recent book, Washington’s Immortals, recounts the ...
5.02.2017

Joby Warrick on Zarqawi and ISIS

Joby Warrick is an American Journalist who has won two Pulitzer Prizes. His work at The Washington Post covers topics on the Middle East, diplomacy, and national security. On today’s discussion, Warrick discusses his book, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS...
12.01.2017

Gideon Rose on How Wars End

Gideon Rose is the editor of Foreign Affairs, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also the author of the book How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle. In this week’s episode, Mr. Rose discusses why, no matter the war, we s...