Each spring at Heinz College, the U.S. Army War College drops by for a weekend to run the International Strategic Crisis Negotiation Exercise (ISCNE). In this week’s special two-part episode, we’re finding out what the ISCNE is all about and what kind of lessons the students take away from it.
In the first half of the episode, Vanessa speaks with ISCNE mentor and U.S. Army Colonel Chris Cox about leadership and cooperation in large organizations. Col Cox is a former Army War College fellow at Heinz College and U.S. Military Academy faculty member, and has held a variety of leadership positions during his three deployments and more than twenty years of service.
In the second part of the episode, Corina takes us into the last day of the ISCNE to speak with the exercise facilitator, Colonel Ken Gillian, and to hear from students about the experience.

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Heinz Radio is a weekly podcast created by Heinz College students that is dedicated to bringing you interesting conversations about topics that matter in the realms of policy, arts, research and technology. Heinz Radio looks at how the world is changing. It finds people aiming for the stars and digging for answers. It’s about nitty gritty details and global issues. Heinz Radio is about great conversations with smart people who are trying to make the world a little – or a lot – better than they found it.

Heinz Radio started way before podcasts were popular. It used to be on the actual radio, at 88.3 FM, but in 2016, two students got together and re-started Heinz Radio as a podcast. In our first year as a podcast, our team grew from two to ten. As students come and go, and policy and the world shift, Heinz Radio will as well. But we’ll always be committed to bringing you interesting conversations with interesting people about topics that matter.