The AI Podcast
Episode 32: Scotland the Independent?
While Thursday’s referendum on Scottish independence looks too close to call, Queen’s University Belfast professor Crawford Gribben and Walter Russell Mead discuss the underpinnings and implications of the historic vote.
Episode 29: Dirty Wars and Deflating Pop's Bubble
Good evening, podcast listeners! This week we broaden our focus to include both a reflection on America’s tendency to engage in irregular warfare with Davidson College professor Russell Crandall, and an examination of the history and future of pop music with the Daily Caller’s J. Arthur Bloom.
Episode 27: Hungary Snubs the West While the Middle East Burns
Good evening, listeners! This week, Walter Russell Mead rejoins us to discuss the shambolic situation in the Middle East, and Johns Hopkins professor Charles Gati comes on the show to talk about the Hungarian prime minister’s recent renunciation of Western-style liberal democracy.
Episode 26: "Armed Anarchy" in Ukraine and a Finlandization Redux
Good afternoon, podcast listeners! On the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the first world war, we invite former British Ambassador to Russia Andrew Wood and Foreign Policy Initiative fellow James Kirchick on the show to discuss the current situation of “armed anarchy” in Ukraine.
Episode 25: Crisis in Gaza and a Court Case over Flight MH17
Good evening, podcast listeners! On this week’s episode, we discuss two of the biggest flashpoints in the world right now: TAI Editor Adam Garfinkle lends his expertise to a discussion about the war in Gaza, and Johns Hopkins University law professor Ruth Wedgwood speaks on the legal implications of the downing of flight MH17.
Episode 23: What's Next For Ukraine?
Good evening, podcast listeners! This week, for the first time, Richard Aldous hosts two guests simultaneously. This episode focuses on the crisis in Ukraine, and both its future implications and historical roots.