Lobo Institute conducts podcasts in the areas of national security policy, the future of special operations and intelligence, peacekeeping, stabilization, counterinsurgency, unconventional warfare, great-power competition, child soldiers, and conflict area journalism to maintain a library of best practices from the sharpest minds.

Froglogic Podcast EP #39 Michael Mulroy & Eric Oehlerich CIA PMCO And Navy SEAL Help Child Soldiers

The Froglogic Podcast is honored to welcome two of America's finest servants. Michael Mulroy is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East, and also served as a Paramilitary Case Officer in the CIA. Eric Oehlerich is ...
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Webcast: The Effects of COVID-19 on U.S. Defense Strategy and Posture in the Middle East

COVID-19 has ravaged societies and governments around the world. Militaries have been hit hard too. In the United States, the military has had to balance between supporting the civilian authorities in their efforts to provide medical supplies, defending the nation ...
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Child soldiers in the Middle East

MEI senior fellows Mick Mulroy and Eric Oehlerich join host Alistair Taylor to discuss child soldiering, a growing global problem that has a disproportionate impact on the Middle East and Africa. Click here to listen to the podcast, “Begin with ...
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Trump warns cultural sites could be targeted if Iran retaliates for Soleimani strike

By Luis MartinezJanuary 5, 2020, ABC News podcast Click here to listen to the podcast. President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Saturday night that if Iranretaliates for the U.S. airstrike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani near Baghdad, the U.S. is ...
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Fatal shootings at US military bases highlight unexpected and growing threat — insiders with access badges

By Bill Hutchinson December 11, 2019, ABC News, ABC News podcast Click here to listen to the podcast. Shooting rampages at military installations in Florida and Hawaii that left five people dead in three days have put a spotlight on ...
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US strike on Iran’s Soleimani saved hundreds of American lives, disrupted attacks in three countries: State Dept.

Conor Finnegan January 3, 2020, ABC News podcast Click here for the podcast. President Donald Trump's decision to authorize the killing of Iran's top general came after new U.S. intelligence showed an "imminent" threat to U.S. personnel in three Middle ...
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Video shows aftermath of US strike on Iran-backed group in Iraq amid concerns violence could escalate

By Elizabeth McLaughlin and Conor Finnegan December 30, 201, ABC News podcast Click here to listen to the podcast. Aerial footage released by the Pentagon showed the aftermath of at least one of the American strikes on an Iranian-backed group ...
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US tried to kill Iranian commander in Yemen same night as Soleimani strike: Officials

By James Gordon Meek, Luis MartinezandElizabeth McLaughlinJanuary 10, 2020, ABC News podcast Click here to listen to the podcast. An unsuccessful strike on another high-ranking Iranian military commander took place in Yemen on the same night a U.S. drone strike ...
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Pentagon to deploy roughly 3,500 more troops to Middle East with others placed on alert status, amid tensions with Iran

By Elizabeth McLaughlin January 3, 2020 ABC News podcast Click here to listen to the podcast. The Pentagon is deploying roughly 3,500 more troops to the Middle East in response to rising tensions in the region with Iran and one ...
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‘Start Here’: Top Iranian general killed in US airstrike

By Kelly Terez and Marc Nathanson January 3, 2020, ABC News podcast Click here for the podcast. It's Friday, Jan. 3, 2019. Let's start here. 1. Iranian general killed Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran's elite Quds Force, was killed ...
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