The Loopcast-logo

The Loopcast

Military >

Podcast series covering various topics in security and technology.

Podcast series covering various topics in security and technology.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Podcast series covering various topics in security and technology.

Twitter:

@theloopcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Shia Militias and the recent Iraqi Parliamentary Elections

6/7/2018
More
Phillip Smyth discusses Iranian backed Shia militias in Iraq with a focus on the recent Iraqi parliamentary elections. The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:01:08:58

Exploring the Utility of Memes for U.S. Government Influence Campaigns

6/1/2018
More
CNA analysts Megan McBride and Kate Hammerberg discuss their latest paper “Exploring the Utility of Memes for U.S. Government Influence Campaigns.” CNA is a non-profit research and analysis organization based in Arlington, Virginia. The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:33:43

Jihad in the Northern Caucasus

5/25/2018
More
Mark Youngman discusses jihad in the northern Caucasus region of Russia. You can find a selection of Mark’s articles below: https://www.radicalisationresearch.org/debate/chechen-conflict/ https://www.radicalisationresearch.org/guides/youngman-guide-caucasus-emirate/https://crestresearch.ac.uk/comment/russian-speaking-foreign-fighters/

Duration:01:08:42

Political Warfare

4/28/2018
More
Matt Armstrong discusses political warfare. A selection of Matt’s articles can be find here, and his blog can be found here. The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:01:21:24

Evolving Terror: The Development of Jihadist Operations Targeting Western Interests in Africa

4/2/2018
More
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses his new paper “Evolving Terror: The Development of Jihadist Operations Targeting Western Interests in Africa [PDF].” The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:42:20

Shia Militias in Syria and Iraq

2/27/2018
More
Phillip Smyth discusses Shia militias in Syria and Iraq. The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:01:04:40

The Strategy of Leaks

2/22/2018
More
Krypt3ia discusses the strategy of leaks. The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:57:04

The Pentagon Should Adjust Standards for Cyber Soldiers — As It Has Always Done

2/7/2018
More
Crispin Burke discusses his article “The Pentagon Should Adjust Standards for Cyber Soliders - As It Has Always Done.“ The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:34:34

The United States’ policy towards North Africa

1/29/2018
More
Amanda Kadlec, a Middle East and North Africa analyst, discusses the United States’ policy towards North Africa. The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:41:26

Iran Protests III

1/23/2018
More
Sociologist and author of “Voter Behavior and Political Mobilization in Iran” and “A Social Revolution: Politics and the Welfare State in Iran” Kevan Harris discusses the role of the economy in the recent Iran protests. The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:01:11:44

Iran Protests II

1/6/2018
More
Georgetown University’s Center for Security Studies Professor Ariane Tabatabai discusses the recent Iran Protests. The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:42:17

Understanding Information Operations

12/11/2017
More
Ric Cole discusses what are information operations. The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:40:17

Bridging the Civilian-Military Divide

11/26/2017
More
Crispin Burke discusses bridging the civilian-military divide, based on his recent article How Veterans Can Help Bridge the Civil-Military Divide. The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:34:07

Rebel Power with Peter Krause

11/12/2017
More
Peter Krause discusses his new book “Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win“ The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:44:23

Strategy and the North Korea crisis

10/29/2017
More
David Maxwell discusses strategy and the North Korea crisis. His blog can be found here, and his latest articles on North Korea can be found here: “Why We Are Where We Are With North Korea - And Where Do We Go From Here?” and “15 assumptions about the behavior of North Korea’s Kim Family Regime (KFR).” The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making...

Duration:00:55:24

An update on the United States’ foreign policy on Africa

10/29/2017
More
Alice Hunt Friend discusses the United States’ foreign policy on Africa. Her latest articles are: “What Does Niger Have to Do with the AUMF?” and “Trump Wrongly Ignores Africa.” The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:39:52

Afghanistan: Two Neglected Discussions

10/6/2017
More
Phil Walter discusses his new post “Afghanistan: Two Neglected Discussions“ Please be aware that Phil’s views expressed in this show are his alone and do not contain information of an official nature. Phil is the founder of Divergent Options a national security analysis publication. You can find our discussion of Divergent Options here. The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed...

Duration:00:50:50

Discussing the Legacy of Counter Insurgency with David Kilcullen

9/29/2017
More
David Kilcullen discusses the legacy of counter insurgency on the United States’ national security policy and strategy. His latest book is “Blood Year: The Unraveling of Western Counterism.” The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:56:45

Overview of Russian National Security Strategy

9/22/2017
More
CNA’s Michael Kofman discusses Russian national security strategy. You can read a collection of his articles at War on the Rocks and on his blog “Russia Military Analysis.” The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Duration:00:47:58

Neutralizing the Violent Jihadist Pull

8/21/2017
More
Yaya Fanusie, the director of analysis for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance (@FDD_CSIF), discusses his article “How to Neutralize the Jihadist Pull.” Yaya has a podcast “The Rhythm of Wisdom” which can be found on Soundcloud. It is definitely worth your time and a listen. The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast...

Duration:01:00:52