The Eurasian Century, by Hal Brands

In this special series at Engelsberg Ideas, leading historian and geopolitical commentator Hal Brands guides us through the major conflicts of the past century and the lessons they offer us now.

Podcast episodes

Still from Stanley Kubrick's 1963 film Dr Strangelove.
People carry portraits of their relatives - soldiers of the Second World War - as they take part in the Immortal Regiment march in downtown Moscow.
Carl von Clausewitz.
Camille Paglia.
During a campaign trip Senator John F. Kennedy greets a roadside crowd in Indiana.
English propaganda poster from the First World War showing a column of soldiers and civilians marching to war.