War and Politics in the 21st Century, with Sir Lawrence Freedman

War and Politics in the 21st Century, with Sir Lawrence Freedman

By Intelligence Squared

Intelligence Squared

Monday, 24 October

Sign up for Intelligence Squared Premium here: https://iq2premium.supercast.com/ for ad-free listening, bonus content, early access and much more. See below for details. Sir Lawrence Freedman is Emeritus Professor of War Studies at King's College London and the UK’s leading expert on military strategy. His expertise has made him the go-to voice for clear-sighted analysis of the war in Ukraine since Vladimir Putin first invaded in early 2022. In this episode he joins Mark Galeotti, an expert on modern Russia and honorary professor at UCL SSEES, to look back at a range of conflicts, from the Cuban Missile Crisis to Russia’s wars in Chechnya plus its current one in Ukraine, and to discuss the tension that exists between military decision-making and civilian priorities. Sir Lawrence Freedman's book, Command: The Politics of Military Operations from Korea to Ukraine, is available now. … We are incredibly grateful for your support. To become an Intelligence Squared Premium subscriber, follow the link: https://iq2premium.supercast.com/  Here’s a reminder of the benefits you’ll receive as a subscriber: Ad-free listening, because we know some of you would prefer to listen without interruption  One early episode per week Two bonus episodes per month A 25% discount on IQ2+, our exciting streaming service, where you can watch and take part in events live at home and enjoy watching past events on demand and without ads  A 15% discount and priority access to live, in-person events in London, so you won’t miss out on tickets Our premium monthly newsletter  Intelligence Squared Merch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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