On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Dr. Seth Jones, who is the senior vice president, Harold Brown Chair, director of the International Security Program, and director of the Transnational Threats Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Roger and Seth talk about Seth’s book, A Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland.

On this episode of Reaganism, guest host Dr. Anthony Eames, Director of Scholarly Initiatives at the Reagan Institute, speaks with Rear Adm. Dave R. Oliver, USN (Ret.) and Dr. Anand Toprani, co-authors of American Defense Reform: Lessons from Failure and Success in Navy History. Anthony, Dave, and Anand discuss the book and what naval history can teach about how to create change in the Pentagon.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Walter Russell Mead. Ravenel B. Curry III Distinguished Fellow in Strategy and Statesmanship at Hudson Institute and the Global View Columnist at The Wall Street Journal. Roger and Walter discuss his new book, The United States, Israel, and the Fate of the Jewish People.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas. They discussed the Senator’s new book, Only the Strong: Reversing the Left’s Plot to Sabotage American Power, as well as President Biden’s decision to withdraw from Afghanistan, the foreign policy lessons from President Reagan, and the argument for continued U.S. support for Ukraine.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Dr. William Inboden, the Executive Director of the Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin. Roger and Will discuss his new book, The Peacemaker: Ronald Reagan, the Cold War, and the World on the Brink, which is quickly becoming regarded as the authoritative, comprehensive history of the Reagan Administration’s foreign policy.

On this episode, Roger sits down with Dr. Daron Shaw, a Professor at the University of Texas at Austin and co-author of The Turnout Myth. He is also the co-director of the Fox News Poll and serves on the Fox News decision desk. Roger and Daron discuss what happened in the 2022 midterm elections, why there was not the expected “red wave,” the role of the abortion issue, the effect of candidate quality, and the burgeoning showdown between Trump and DeSantis.

On this episode, Roger sits down with Dr. Nadia Schadlow, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. She previously served as the U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy during the Trump Administration. In that position, she was the primary author of the landmark 2017 National Security Strategy. Given the Biden Administration’s publication of their own National Security Strategy last month, Roger and Nadia assessed the new strategy and compared the Trump Administration’s approach with the Biden Administration’s approach.

On this episode, Roger sits down with former Senator Phil Gramm, a former economics professor from Texas A&M University who served as the U.S. Senator from Texas from 1985 to 2002. Roger and Sen. Gramm discussed the lessons that President Reagan’s economic policies can teach us today in addition to his new book, The Myth of American Inequality: How Government Biases Policy Debate.

On this episode, Roger sits down with Lt. Col. Scott Mann. He is a retired Green Beret with over twenty years of Army and Special Operations experience and is the author of the new book, Operation Pineapple Express: The Incredible Story of a Group of Americans Who Undertook One Last Mission and Honored a Promise in Afghanistan. Roger and Scott discuss the story of a group of retired Green Berets who came together to save over 500 Afghans who were targeted by the Taliban in the midst of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Thom Shanker, who is currently the Director of the Project for Media and National Security at the George Washington University. Earlier in his career, he was a Moscow correspondent for the Chicago Tribune during Mikhail Gorbachev’s rise through the collapse of the Soviet Union. In light of Gorbachev’s recent passing, Roger and Thom reflect on his legacy as well as on events in Russia today.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Dr. Chris Miller, a Jeane Kirkpatrick Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and an Associate Professor of International History at the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Roger and Chris discuss his new book, Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Dr. Ken Adelman, who served in the Reagan Administration as Deputy U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and then as Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency for nearly five years. He was a member of the U.S. delegation at the 1986 Reykjavik Summit between Reagan and Gorbachev, which he describes in his book, Reagan at Reykjavik. Roger and Ken discussed the summit and how it led, in Ken’s view, to the end of the Cold War.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Shannon Clark and Anand Gupta of Palantir Technologies. Shannon Clark is a Senior Vice President at Palantir, where she leads innovation, strategy, and growth with their defense clients. Anand Gupta oversees building Palantir’s most frontier products including those at the intersection of Space and Artificial Intelligence. Roger, Shannon, and Anand talked about Palantir and the role that software plays in protecting our national security.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Troy Senik. A former speechwriter to President George W. Bush and co-founder of the digital media company Kite & Key, Troy is the author of A Man of Iron: the Turbulent Life and Improbably Presidency of Grover Cleveland. Roger and Troy discussed Grover Cleveland, the only president thus far to serve two non-consecutive terms in office as both America’s 22nd and 24th president.

On this episode, Reagan Institute Director of Scholarly Initiatives Dr. Anthony Eames speaks with Dr. Ben Griffin, an Army officer who currently teaches at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. They discussed Ben’s new book, Reagan’s War Stories, which examined how Ronald Reagan’s reading of Tom Clancy novels and other science fiction books influenced his worldview and national security policies.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger speaks with Dr. Henry Nau, professor emeritus at George Washington University and the author of, among other books, Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan. He also worked on international economic issues on the White House National Security Council under President Reagan. Roger and Henry discussed his recent article in National Review titled, “Why Reagan Matters”.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger speaks with Joe Laurienti, Founder & CEO of Ursa Major. Ursa Major is a the first American company to develop rocket engines for application in both hypersonic systems and space launches. Roger and Joe discuss his background working at SpaceX and Blue Origin, founding Ursa Major, hypersonics technology, and the national security innovation base.

On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Dr. John Hillen, the James C. Wheat Visiting Professor in Leadership at Hampden-Sydney College. He previously served in the U.S. Army, for George W. Bush, and as a business executive. Roger and John discussed leadership, what a conservative foreign policy should consist of, and how the United States should approach competition with China.(we apologize for audio issues in this episode)

On this episode of Reaganism, guest host Dr. Anthony Eames, Director of Scholarly Initiatives at the Reagan Institute, speaks with Dr. James Cooper, Associate Professor in History and American Studies at York St John University in the United Kingdom. Anthony and James spoke about the relationship between Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher as well as broader U.S.-U.K. relations.

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On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Barbara Comstock, who served as the Congresswoman from Virginia’s 10th District from 2015 to 2019. This recording took place live at the 2022 Social Innovation Summit. Operating at the nexus of technology, philanthropy, and business, the Social Innovation Summit brings together the brightest minds – across industries, sectors, and generations – to catalyze inspired partnerships that are disrupting social impact.