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23 minutes | Sep 30, 2022
Visions of Kiev
CSIS’s Dr. Eliot Cohen joins the podcast to discuss his recent visit to Kiev and meeting with Ukrainian President Zelensky, his assessment of Polish efforts to help Ukraine, and his analysis of Vladimir Putin’s next moves.
26 minutes | Sep 22, 2022
CSIS’s Jude Blanchette joins the podcast to discuss U.S. policy confusion surrounding Taiwan, our concepts of “strategic ambiguity” and “strategic clarity” and how China can be deterred.
31 minutes | Sep 21, 2022
Paul Rosenzweig on Misinformation and Difficulties Facing the Tech Industry
Former federal prosecutor and Homeland Security official Paul Rosenzweig joins the podcast to talk about the national security implications of misinformation and technology.
25 minutes | Sep 15, 2022
Politico’s Ryan Heath: Global Insider
Politico journalist Ryan Heath, author of the Global Insider newsletter, joins the podcast to discuss all things Europe and the upcoming UN General Assembly, aka “the new Davos.”
17 minutes | Sep 13, 2022
Russia Falls Back
CSIS’s Seth Jones joins the podcast to discuss Ukraine’s stunning battlefield advances.
21 minutes | Sep 12, 2022
Future of News Consumption
Morning Consult media and entertainment analyst, Kevin Tran, joins the podcast to discuss how Gen Zers are less likely than their older counterparts to be aware of or have favorable views toward major news brands, and what that means for the future of news.
19 minutes | Sep 8, 2022
PM Truss and Europe’s Energy War
CSIS’s Max Bergmann joins the podcast to discuss the UK’s new PM and the energy and economic war she, and Europe are facing.
21 minutes | Sep 2, 2022
Winter is Coming
CSIS’s Ben Cahill joins the podcast to talk about energy prices in the US and globally, plus how Europe is bracing ahead of winter to prepare for life without Russian oil and gas.
25 minutes | Aug 25, 2022
Six Months of War in Ukraine
CSIS’s Seth Jones joins the podcast to assess Ukraine after six months of war with Russia, plus, the assassination of Russian nationalist Daria Dugina, and winter is coming.
28 minutes | Aug 16, 2022
Climate Legislation Explained
CSIS non-resident senior associate John Larsen, of the non-partisan Rhodium Group, joins the podcast to dissect what the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) does to address climate change and whether the legislation could be overturned in the future. For more of John's analysis on the IRA, visit: rhg.com/research/climate-clean-energy-inflation-reduction-act/
26 minutes | Aug 15, 2022
The Great War: A View From The Ground In Ukraine
Wall Street Journal national security correspondent Vivian Salama joins the podcast to discuss her reporting from the ground in what the Ukrainians call, “The Great War” against Russia.
23 minutes | Aug 11, 2022
Unprecedented Chinese Activity Toward Taiwan
CSIS’s Dr. Bonny Lin joins the podcast to discuss the aggressive military exercises China conducted against Taiwan and how she’s tracked the crisis, what the United States is doing and should do in response, and what China’s overarching strategy in the Taiwan Strait is.
24 minutes | Aug 10, 2022
Terrorism Threat Not Over
CSIS’s Seth Jones joins the podcast to discuss the death of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri and the future of the terrorist organization. Plus, an update on the situation in Ukraine.
22 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
Japan After Abe
CSIS’s Chris Johnstone, former NSC director for East Asia, joins the podcast to discuss the aftermath of the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the current policies of Prime Minister Kishida going forward.
18 minutes | Jul 20, 2022
Disinformation’s Bipartisan Problem
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporters Eileen Sullivan and Steven Lee Myers join the podcast to discuss their July piece “Disinformation Has Become Another Untouchable Problem in Washington.” In their article, Sullivan and Myers report that numerous federal agencies agree that disinformation threatens the nation’s security, but that there is bipartisan gridlock surrounding how to create policy in order to address the issues.
25 minutes | Jul 13, 2022
Biden’s Mideast Visit
CSIS’s Jon Alterman joins the podcast to discuss President Biden’s visit to the Middle East and what the administration can gain strategically from the trip.
20 minutes | Jul 7, 2022
Chicago Rules of War
CSIS’s Dr. Eliot Cohen joins the podcast to discuss why he thinks the U.S. and the West need a tougher, Al Capone-style “Chicago Rules” approach to the war in Ukraine.
20 minutes | Jul 1, 2022
CSIS’s Ryan Berg joins the podcast to discuss the Colombian election and its implications for the region.
23 minutes | Jun 30, 2022
North Korea’s Missile Threat
CSIS’s Victor Cha, co-host of The Impossible State podcast, joins this episode to talk about what is expected to be North Korea’s seventh nuclear test and its repercussions.
34 minutes | Jun 29, 2022
Tara Palmeri Insider Conversation
Puck News’ star reporter Tara Palmeri talks inside Washington baseball, the new media model of Puck, and about her fascinating new Discovery Plus documentary "Dr. Delirium & the Edgewood Experiments.”
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