August 25th, 2016
Jacob Zenn provides us with an update on the recent developments of Boko Haram, as well as the Chibok Girls.
You can read Jacob's recent article, which compliments this discussion, here: Boko Haram: Abu Musab al-Barnawi's Leadership Coup and Offensive in Niger
August 9th, 2016
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the recent developments of Jabhat al-Nusra (JN) to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), its break from al-Qaeda (AQ), and what it all means.
July 26th, 2016
July 8th, 2016
Dr. Sean McFate discusses private military contractors (PMCs) and his new book Shadow War: A Tom Locke Novel.
You can find Shadow War here.
June 14th, 2016
Phil Walter discusses the potential implications of defeating ISIS/ISIL and what it might mean for the Islamic State (IS).
You can read his article which inspired the show here.
One of Phil's past articles complements our discussion so we've included the link to it as well: Destroy, Defeat, or Minimize the Islamic State?
June 6th, 2016
In a continuation of our 2013 show What Makes an Expert an "Expert", Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Tom Nichols resume the discussion in light of the recent Ben Rhodes interview which you can read here.
May 19th, 2016
Dr. James J.F. Forest discusses The Future of Terrorism and Counterterrorism (CT).
You can learn more about Dr. Forest, his research, books, and publications at his website.
April 26th, 2016
April 18th, 2016
Nic Jenzen-Jones of Armament Research Services (ARES) discusses illegal arms trading and how social media is used for sales.
You can find all of ARES's reports here, including Research Report #5: A Tale of Two Rifles which was mentioned in the discussion.
You can read the New York Times article which features ARES work here: Facebook Groups Act as Weapons Bazaars for Militia.
April 4th, 2016
David Gomez discusses the law enforcement side of the Apple iPhone controversy surrounding the San Bernardino attacks.
Please note that this show was recorded at the end of last week. When we refer to news of the phone in question being hacked on Monday, we are referring to Monday, March 28, 2016.