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Episode VII – How Not to Build an Army: The Empire’s Flawed Military Force

6/19/2018
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In Episode VII of the Strategy Strikes Back podcast, John Amble talks to Major General Mick Ryan, commander of the Australian Defence College, about his chapter, "How Not to Build an Army: The Empire's Flawed Military Force," in Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict.

Duration:01:19:35

Episode VI – On Destroying Alderaan

6/13/2018
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Episode VI of the Strategy Strikes Back podcast features a converstion with Mick Cook, an officer in the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery and host of The Dead Prussian podcast. He discusses his chapter in Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict, which examines the strategic logic of the decision to destroy Alderaan.

Duration:00:20:16

Episode V – The Case for Planet Building on Endor

6/5/2018
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In Episode V of the Strategy Strikes Back podcast, John Amble speaks with Max Brooks, best-selling author and co-editor of Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict. Max talks about his contribution to the book: "The Case for Planet Building on Endor."

Duration:00:24:02

Episode IV – Dispatch from Hoth: When the Blood Runs Cold

5/30/2018
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Episode IV of the Strategy Strikes Back podcast features a conversation with author August Cole about his chapter, "Dispatch from Hoth: When the Blood Runs Cold," from Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict.

Duration:01:09:24

Episode III – The Jedi and the Profession of Arms

5/26/2018
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In Episode III of the Strategy Strikes Back podcast, Steve Leonard—a retired US Army colonel and the creative force behind the popular military web-comic site Doctrine Man!!—joins to discuss his chapter, "The Jedi and the Profession of Arms," from Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict.

Duration:01:09:13

Episode II – Why the Jedi Won Fights, Not Wars

5/24/2018
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My guest for Episode II is John Spencer, a career US Army infantryman with 25 years of active service. He discusses his chapter, "Why the Jedi Won Fights, Not Wars," from Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict.

Duration:01:02:53

Episode I – How 'Star Wars' Explains Modern Military Conflict

5/24/2018
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John Amble, co-editor of the book Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict, hosts Episode I of the Strategy Strikes Back podcast. Matt Cavanaugh, another co-editor of the book and the driving force behind it, joins to explain why he believes the Star Wars films offer an incredible tool with which to examine real-world issues of war.

Duration:00:20:23