About This Show
This is Bombshell, a bi-weekly podcast coming to you from Washington insiders to dissect today’s foreign policy crises and tomorrow’s security challenges. We’ll talk military strategy, White House mayhem, and the best cocktails known to (wo)man. Brought to you by War on the Rocks.
Most Recent Episode
In Space, No One Can Hear you Scream
Special guest Amy Shafer joins us for the full show and highlights her fabulous research on the civil-military divide in America (and dishes on the Air Force Tops in Blue). Then we celebrate the liberation of Mosul, walk through the North Korean missile test, and wonder what exactly happened at the G20 meetings. Also on the table: Whither our Afghan strategy? And Erin gets giddy over space marines. Stick around for our “Game of Thrones” preview!* *By which we mean fan-girl shouts of joy and anticipation. Reading: Generations of War, Amy Shafer, CNAS “The ISIS Killers,” Mike Giglio, Buzzfeed “Mosul: What the Decade's Largest Battle Says About the Future of War,” Defense One Staff, Defense One “These Mindblowing Photos Reveal the Horror of the Islamic State War,” Liz Sly, The Washington Post “ISIS: A catastrophe for Sunnis,” Liz Sly, The Washington Post “Inside the Collapse of the Iraqi Army’s 2nd Division,” Yasir Abbas and Dan Trombly, War on the Rocks “Scared About North Korea? You Aren't Scared Enough,” Toby Harshaw, Bloomberg “North Korea’s ICBM: A New Missile and a New Era,” Ankit Panda and Vipin Narang, War on the Rocks “Looking For Details On Syria Ceasefire? Don’t Ask US Mi