In this episode of the MWI Podcast we’re joined by Max Boot, a bestselling author, renowned historian, and astute observer of the world’s most important geopolitical and security dynamics. During the conversation, he explains why he thinks there’s a risk that the US military will repeat the mistakes it made after the Vietnam War, when it almost deliberately forgot the lessons it learned about counterinsurgency and political warfare. He also gives his assessment of the current situations in Syria and Ukraine, and discusses the really broad range of ways that, as he argues, the US-led international order is under threat.

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