NOTE: This episode was recorded the day before we learned that the president sought a foreign state’s intervention in the 2020 election. So… yeah. Sigh.
Dave, Matt, and Caitlin discuss drones and why Saudi Arabia’s military has issues, the fact that John Bolton never did the job he was supposed to do, and then dive into the Marine Commandant’s service reform goals.
- The Commandant’s Planning Guidance by Gen. David Berger
- The Dictator’s Army: Battlefield Effectiveness in Authoritarian Regimes by Caitlin Talmadge