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How to Not Manage Morale

9/13/2019
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This war talk is delivered by Professor Vanda Wilcox. Vanda is the Adjunct assistant professor of history at John Cabot University in Rome. Vanda Wilcox completed a D.Phil. at the University of Oxford in 2006 before moving to Rome, where she now teaches at John Cabot University. She has published...

Duration:00:52:02

Weaponised Truth and Democratisation of Information; War Talks

8/30/2019
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This podcast is recorded in partnership with War Talks. Alicia is a counter-terrorism expert, and is currently directing CT, counter disinformation and hybrid warfare interventions in Lebanon, Morocco and the Western Balkans. During her career Alicia has worked for the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, where she led UK Government...

Duration:00:27:18

Russia, Stealth and F35 with Guy Plopsky

8/23/2019
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We interviewed Guy Plopsky, a political and military analyst based in Israel who focuses on air power, Russia military affairs and the Asia Pacific. Guy wrote an article recently with Roger McDermott; ‘Moscow’s Perspectives on the Evolution of Stealth Technology’

Duration:00:34:34

The Role of Disinformation on NATO’s Eastern Flank

5/25/2019
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Live recording of Szabina Maguire on 21 May 19 talking to a War Talks audience on the role that disinformation has played in NATO’s Eastern Flank.

Duration:00:54:21

Urban Doctrine; British Army Developments

5/16/2019
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Col Richard Sernberg from the British Army’s doctrine centre in Warminster provides a fascinating insight into the development of future urban war fighting doctrine.

Duration:00:25:04

Wavell Talks – Train Harder, Drop Loyalty and Hyper-elitism

5/9/2019
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Recorded at our second fringe event; this time at CHACR’s GAP conference in 2018.

Duration:00:14:07

What Shall We Do With The Broken Sailor? – Mental Health and Me

5/5/2019
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I am a serving Royal Navy officer. Ten months ago, tears streaming down my face and thinking of my young children, I attempted to commit suicide. This is an audio read of the original article here…

Duration:00:18:38

Plan to Fail

1/17/2019
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This is the audio version of the article found here.

Duration:00:08:37

Engagement – Fighting the Myths of Blackadder, Bad Lads and Bullies

1/17/2019
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This is the audio version of the contribution at this link.

Duration:00:09:58

The Case for a Non-Warfare Officer First Sea Lord

11/9/2018
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This is the audio read of the original article here

Duration:00:11:44

Leadership Lessons from Terrorists

11/9/2018
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An audio read of the original written article which can be found here Visit any officers mess and the shelves will likely be awash with leadership tomes of the great and good. We are encouraged to emulate the example of heroic leaders from Scott to McCrystal, but in sticking only...

Duration:00:08:03

Dr Mike Martin – Why We Fight

8/24/2018
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Why we Fight with Dr Mike Martin Dr Mike Martin, author of “Why we Fight” discusses his experiences in combat, women in ground close combat and how his book can be applied to the UK’s counter terrorism strategy. This is the Wavell Room’s first podcast interview, so please be patient...

Duration:00:27:40

Winning the Narrative – An Army Officers’ Perspective

8/14/2018
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I am pleased to report that since leaving the British Army’s Intermediate Command and Staff Course (Land) (ICSC(L) – the 8 month residential course taken by all newly promoted Majors) I have started to look at the world differently. Perhaps the lectures in the Churchill and Tedder theatres paid off!?! ...

Duration:00:05:22

Space and Cyber; New Domains, Old Thinking

7/6/2018
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the formation of the RAF and there have been numerous events to ‘commemorate, celebrate and inspire’. Lets not forget, the RAF had a difficult birth and was nearly strangled during its infancy. Are there any lessons we can learn from this early attempt to integrate a new domain into existing military structures? This is a timely question as the 21stCentury sees Defence grappling with not one but two new operating domains: Space and Cyber.

Duration:00:04:06

Wavell Talks E01; First Live Event

7/6/2018
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Live audio from #WavellTalks at the RUSI Land Warfare Conference 2018 - An intro by Assistant Chief of the General Staff General Sir Rupert Jones and concepts on why we fight, drugs for performance enhancement, decision point tactics and the importance of diversity.

Duration:00:19:53