October 27, 2022 

Elliot Ackerman 

Author, The Fifth Act:  America’s End in Afghanistan 

A Conversation Between Elliot Ackerman and Richard Shultz 


February 21, 2023 

Lieutenant General David Furness 

U.S. Marine Corps Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies, and Operations 

Discussion of current efforts by the Marine Corps to modernize and optimize for peer competition with emphasis on the Indo-Pacific theater. 


April 12, 2023 

David Sanger 

White House and National Security Correspondent for The New York Times 

 Reporting on Military and Tech Competition With China. 


September 29, 2022 

Avner Golov 

Senior Director for Foreign Policy at Israel’s National Security Council 

“Evolution of Israel’s Alliances: from Relations with the US to the Abraham Accords.” 


October 18, 2022 

Jan Havranek, F’09 

Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, DC 

“Czech Perspective on European Security.” 


October 26, 2022 

Major General David C. Hill 

Commandant of the U. S. Army War College 

“The Heat Is On: The Role of the U.S. Army in Promoting Environmental Security.” 


January 24, 2023 

Brigadier General Moshe Chiko Tamir (Ret.) 

“Israel’s National Security Priorities.” 


May 1, 2023 

BG (select) Tom Burke   

Director, House Affairs 

OSD-Legislative Affairs, Pentagon 

“The Role of Legislative Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 


November 16, 2022 

William B. (Bill) Ostlund 

Global Security Manager, Security Operations Readiness 

“From Government to Google” 


October 12, 2022 

Dr. Kori Schake 

Senior Fellow and Director of Defense Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute  

“Civil-Military Relations during the Trump Administration.” 


January 31, 2023 

Captain Hiroyuki Sano 

Japanese Naval Attaché to the U.S. and Canada 

“Japan’s New Strategies – Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Operations in the Indo-Pacific.”