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The best in maritime security, technology, history, and international affairs from CIMSEC - your moment of power point rehab.

Sea Control 309 – Lessons from LCS with Emma Salisbury

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By Jared Samuelson Emma Salisbury joins the podcast for a deep dive into the military-industrial complex as we explore her War on the Rocks article, “Lessons on the Littoral Combat Ship.” Download Sea Control 309 – Lessons from LCS with Emma Salisbury Links 1. “Lessons from the Littoral Combat Ship,” by Emma Salisbury, War on … Continue reading Sea Control 309 – Lessons from LCS with Emma Salisbury →

Jan 13 2022

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Sea Control 308 – Maritime Security & Cameroon with Dr. Maurice Beseng

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By Walker Mills Sea Control talks with Dr. Maurice Beseng, a researcher at Sheffield University, about his recent article in the journal African Security entitled: “The Nature and Scope of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing and Fisheries Crime in Cameroon: Implications for Maritime Security.” The conversation covers the links between fisheries crime and maritime security … Continue reading Sea Control 308 – Maritime Security & Cameroon with Dr. Maurice Beseng →

Jan 09 2022

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Sea Control 307 – Hugo Grotius and the Origins of Maritime Lawfare

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By Jared Samuelson LCDR Dennis Harbin joins the podcast to discuss his presentation for the 2021 McMullen Naval History Symposium on Hugo Grotius and the origins of maritime lawfare. Sea Control 307 – Hugo Grotius and the Origins of Maritime Lawfare Links 1. McMullen History Symposium presentation by Dennis Harbin Jared Samuelson is Co-Host and … Continue reading Sea Control 307 – Hugo Grotius and the Origins of Maritime Lawfare →

Jan 06 2022

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Sea Control 306 – Covert Logistics with Chris Booth

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By Walker Mills Sea Control talks with Chris Booth about his recent essays on covert maritime logistics in the Second World War, using mules for logistics, and seaplanes, which appeared in War on the Rocks, Small Wars Journal, and USNI Proceedings, respectively. Download Sea Control 306 – Covert Logistics with Chris Booth Links 1. “The … Continue reading Sea Control 306 – Covert Logistics with Chris Booth →

Jan 03 2022

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Sea Control 305 – No Escape from the Port of LA

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By Anna McNeil Bill Reinsch and Aidan Arasasingham of CSIS join the program to discuss the logistical challenges at the port complex of Los Angeles and Long Beach and lessons for the supply chain ecosystem. Download Sea Control 305 – No Escape from the Port of LA Links 1. “Cookie Monster’s Supply Chain Crisis and … Continue reading Sea Control 305 – No Escape from the Port of LA →

Dec 30 2021

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Sea Control 304 – France in the Pacific (Part 2 – French)

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By Alexia Bouallagui CIMSEC, now in French! Commander of French forces in the Pacific, Rear Admiral Jean-Mathieu Rey, joins the program to discuss France’s role and presence in the Pacific. Sea Control 304 – France in the Pacific (Part 2 – French) This episode was edited, produced, and hosted by Alexia Bouallagui.

Dec 28 2021

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Sea Control 303 – The Case for Seaplanes with David Alman

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By Walker Mills Host Walker Mills talks with Air National Guard officer David Alman about his essays on seaplanes that have appeared in USNI Proceedings, War on the Rocks, and CIMSEC. Alman explains the history of seaplanes in the navy, what happened to them, and why it’s time to bring them back into the force. … Continue reading Sea Control 303 – The Case for Seaplanes with David Alman →

Dec 19 2021

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Sea Control 302 – Rights and Obligations of States in Maritime Disputes with Dr. Youri Van Logchem

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By Jared Samuelson Dr. Youri Van Logchem joins us today to discuss his new book, Rights and Obligations of States in Maritime Disputes. Download Sea Control 302 – Rights and Obligations of States in Maritime Disputes with Dr. Youri Van Logchem Links 1. The Rights and Obligations of States in Disputed Maritime Areas, by Youri … Continue reading Sea Control 302 – Rights and Obligations of States in Maritime Disputes with Dr. Youri Van Logchem →

Dec 16 2021

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Sea Control 301 – Task Force 59 with John “Fozzie” Miller and Ari Cicurel

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By Jared Samuelson Former Fifth Fleet Commander VADM John “Fozzie” Miller (ret.) and Ari Cicurel join the program to discuss their article for RealClearDefense, “Fifth Fleet’s TF 59 is a Good Start,” and developments in unmanned systems. Sea Control 301 – Task Force 59 with John “Fozzie” Miller and Ari Cicurel Links 1. “Fifth Fleet’s … Continue reading Sea Control 301 – Task Force 59 with John “Fozzie” Miller and Ari Cicurel →

Dec 12 2021

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Sea Control 300 — A New Planning Model for Lower-Threshold Maritime Operations

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By Jon Frerichs Andrew Norris joins the program to discuss his proposal for re-imagining and improving the Navy’s planning process to more effectively plan and execute lower-threshold maritime security operations — a must-listen for maritime planners and those interested in maritime operational-level planning. Download Sea Control 300 — A New Planning Model for Lower-Threshold Maritime … Continue reading Sea Control 300 — A New Planning Model for Lower-Threshold Maritime Operations →

Dec 09 2021

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Sea Control 299 – Maritime Insecurity in the Age of Revolutions

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By Walker Mills Dr. Vanessa Mongey and Dr. Tyson Reeder discuss their new books, Rogue Revolutionaries and Smugglers, Pirates and Patriots in a discussion that covers the role the maritime space played in spreading revolution in the western hemisphere during the “Age of Revolutions.” Download Sea Control 299 – Maritime Insecurity in the Age of … Continue reading Sea Control 299 – Maritime Insecurity in the Age of Revolutions →

Dec 05 2021

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Sea Control 298 – Blood in the Water with Dr. Johanna Mellis

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By Jared Samuelson Dr. Johanna Mellis from the End of Sport podcast joins the program to discuss the famed 1956 water polo match between Hungary and the Soviet Union known as the “Blood in the Water” game. Sea Control 298 – Blood in the Water with Dr. Johanna Mellis Links 1. End of Sport podcast 2. Crossing the … Continue reading Sea Control 298 – Blood in the Water with Dr. Johanna Mellis →

Dec 02 2021

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Sea Control 297 — The Center for Maritime Strategy with Admiral James Foggo III (ret.)

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By Walker Mills Admiral James Foggo III (ret.), former commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa; and commander NATO Allied Joint Force Command Naples, joins the program to discuss his role as the dean of the Navy League’s newly established Center for Maritime Strategy. Download Sea Control 297 — The Center for Maritime Strategy … Continue reading Sea Control 297 — The Center for Maritime Strategy with Admiral James Foggo III (ret.) →

Nov 28 2021

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Sea Control 296 – Maritime Security in Mozambique with Dr. Assis Malaquias and Tim Walker

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By Walker Mills The program is joined by Dr. Assis Malaquias, a professor and the Chair of the global Studies and Maritime Affairs Department at Cal Maritime; and Tim Walker, who is a Senior Researcher and the Maritime Project Leader at the Institute for Security Studies in South Africa, to discuss the evolving maritime security … Continue reading Sea Control 296 – Maritime Security in Mozambique with Dr. Assis Malaquias and Tim Walker →

Nov 26 2021

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Sea Control 295 — Russia’s Caspian Flotilla with MIDN 1/C Benoit Gorgemans

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By Jared Samuelson MIDN 1/C Benoit Gorgemans joins the program to discuss his research and Proceedings article covering the history and development of the Russian Navy’s flotilla in the Caspian Sea. Downloaded Sea Control 295 – Russia’s Caspian Flotilla with MIDN 1/C Benoit Gorgemans Links 1. “The Caspian Flotilla: Russia’s Offensive Reinvention,” by MIDN 1/C … Continue reading Sea Control 295 — Russia’s Caspian Flotilla with MIDN 1/C Benoit Gorgemans →

Nov 21 2021

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Sea Control 294 – EU Fisheries Governance with Dr. Alin Kadfak and Dr. Anna Antonova

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By Jared Samuelson Dr. Alin Kadfak and Dr. Anna Antonova join us to discuss their article from the October issue of Marine Policy, “Sustainable Networks: Modes of Governance in the EU’s External Fisheries Policy Relations Under the IUU Regulation in Thailand and the SFPA with Senegal.” Download Sea Control 294 – EU Fisheries Governance with … Continue reading Sea Control 294 – EU Fisheries Governance with Dr. Alin Kadfak and Dr. Anna Antonova →

Nov 18 2021

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Sea Control 293 — Cyber Threats and Chokepoints with Dr. Diane Zorri and Dr. Gary Kessler

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By Anna McNiel Dr. Diane Zorri and Dr. Gary Kessler join the program to discuss irregular warfare at the intersection of the maritime and cyber domains. Download Sea Control 293 — Cyber Threats and Chokepoints with Dr. Diane Zorri and Dr. Gary Kessler Links 1. “Cyber Threats and Choke Points: How Adversaries are Leveraging Maritime … Continue reading Sea Control 293 — Cyber Threats and Chokepoints with Dr. Diane Zorri and Dr. Gary Kessler →

Nov 14 2021

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Sea Control 292 — Closing the Gender Gap with Dr. Jeannette Haynie and Brian Kerg

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By Jon Frerichs Dr. Jeannette Haynie and Brian Kerg join our program to discuss their personal experiences of gender discrimination in the naval services as well as opportunities and methods to break down existing gender barriers — a must-listen for naval leaders at all levels!  Download Sea Control 292 — Closing the Gender Gap with … Continue reading Sea Control 292 — Closing the Gender Gap with Dr. Jeannette Haynie and Brian Kerg →

Nov 11 2021

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Sea Control 291 – Changing the Surface Navy’s Maintenance Culture with CDR Ike Harris

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By Jared Samuelson CDR Ike Harris joins the program to discuss his Proceedings article, “Change the Surface Navy’s Maintenance Philosophy.” Sea Control 291 – Changing the Surface Navy’s Maintenance Culture with CDR Ike Harris Links 1. “Change the Surface Navy’s Maintenance Philosophy,” by Commander Isaac Harris, Proceedings, August 2021. 2. Comprehensive Review of Recent Surface … Continue reading Sea Control 291 – Changing the Surface Navy’s Maintenance Culture with CDR Ike Harris →

Nov 07 2021

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Sea Control 290 — Undersea Geopolitics with Rachael Squire

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By Jared Samuelson Author Rachael Squire joins the podcast to discuss her new book on the Sealab experiments, the Cold War, and undersea geopolitics. Download Sea Control 290 — Undersea Geopolitics with Rachael Squire Links 1. Undersea Geopolitics: Sealab, Science, and the Cold War by Rachael Squire, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021. Jared Samuelson is … Continue reading Sea Control 290 — Undersea Geopolitics with Rachael Squire →

Nov 04 2021

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By Desert Fox 1989 - Nov 02 2017
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Broad ranging, intelligent interviews on topical issues.

Great

By NavySteve87! - Dec 01 2016
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Smart podcast on all things pertaining to the maritime domain