Michael Desch

FILTER Michael Desch
Showing 38 Results

What’s in the Box for the Biden Administration?

What’s in the Box for the Biden Administration?

Listen to Podcast

STS | The Taliban Redux: The Future of Counterterrorism in a Taliban Controlled Afghanistan

The episode considers the future of counterterrorism in the context of a Taliban controlled Afghanistan. Beginning with a discussion of how the Taliban was able to regain control...

Listen to Podcast

STS | Smart Sanctions 101: Strategic Economic Peacebuilding

Sanctions expert and Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies George A. Lopez draws on his extensive research and experience in sanctions design and peace building to explain the...

Listen to Podcast

STS | Critical Mineral Supply Chains and Electric Vehicles: Charting the American Course

In this episode of Students Talk Security, undergraduate fellow, Callie Whelan, speaks with Pamela Fierst-Walsh, the Senior Advisor on Conflict Minerals and U.S. Representative to...

Listen to Podcast

STS | Civil Affairs Operations in Great Power Competition

An Interview with U.S. Army Civil Affairs Captain Ben Ordiway by Cullen Geahigan where they discuss the purpose and function of Army Civil Affairs operations as well as the value...

Listen to Podcast

STS | Anticipate, Prevent, Respond

With 54 voting UN members, economies ripe for investment and development, and the emergence of foreign influence in the continent, Africa’s future is of strategic importance to...

Listen to Podcast

STS | Domestic Politics and the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

In this episode of Students Talk Security, Professor Karrie Koesel discusses the role that Russian domestic politics play in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. Professor Koesel...

Listen to Podcast

STS | No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy

In this episode of Students Talk Security, Evan Muller will discuss Col. Brasure‘s career, the importance of international law, his involvement in humanitarian operations, and...

Listen to Podcast

STS | America’s Evolving Role in the Middle East’s Cold War

In this podcast, we discuss America’s role in the regional conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran. The Trump and Biden Administrations have taken drastically different...

Listen to Podcast

STS | Domestic Terrorism and its Implications for U.S. National Security

In this episode of Students Talk Security, former United States Senator Joe Donnelly discusses the domestic terrorism in the United States with an emphasis on recent events like...

Listen to Podcast

STS | A New Faustian Bargain?

In this episode of Students Talk Security, Charles Sedore, a Notre Dame senior, and Professor Ian John, Assistant Professor of Military History, discuss the history surrounding...

Listen to Podcast
Law and Politics

Is Promoting Democracy Abroad Bad for Maintaining Democracy at Home?

“Is Promoting Democracy Abroad Bad for Maintaining Democracy at Home?” a discussion with John Yoo (UC Berkeley) and Michael Desch (ND)

Listen to Podcast