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Episode 154: Mosul, Iraq, Ukraine, and Trump

On this week’s episode, host Richard Aldous speaks with Jonathan Spyer about his recent visit to Mosul before discussing how the Donald Trump presidency will affect Ukraine.

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Episode 153: Communists, Trump, and Clement Attlee

On this week’s episode host Richard Aldous speaks with David Blankenhorn about Trump and American Communism before discussing the former British prime minister Clement Attlee with John Bew.

Episode 152: Trump, Weak States, and Immigration

On this week’s episode host Richard Aldous speaks with Stephen Sestanovich about Trump’s foreign policy position relative to those of his predecessors before discussing the problem of weak states with Seth Kaplan.

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Episode 151: Trump’s Strategy Options

On this week’s episode, host Richard Aldous speaks with Adam Garfinkle about his new essay on Trump’s strategic options.

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Episode 150: Superbugs and Putin’s Russia

On this week’s episode, host Richard Aldous speaks with Ilya Yashin and Kadiyali Srivatsa.

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Episode 149: What Soft Power Can and Cannot Do

On the first episode of 2017, host Richard Aldous welcomes Eliot Cohen back to the program to discuss his new book, The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force.

Episode 148: Will Trump Channel Kissinger?

On this week’s episode Niall Ferguson joins our host Richard Aldous to discuss what a Kissinger-inspired Trump foreign policy strategy might look like.

Episode 147: Can Trump Make Global Deals?

On this week’s episode, host Richard Aldous speaks with Philip Zelikow about American foreign policy under Trump.

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Episode 146: Sustaining American Grand Strategy

On this week’s episode, our host, Richard Aldous, welcomes Hal Brands to the show to talk about American grand strategy.

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Episode 145: Francis Fukuyama on Donald Trump

On this week’s episode, host Richard Aldous invites Francis Fukuyama back to the program to discuss—who else?—Donald Trump.

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Commitment Issues

It goes far deeper than a failure to reach the 2% spending target.

After The Referendum

The Council of Europe re-introduces monitoring for Turkey on human rights issues for the first time since 2004.

A New Deal

For Moscow, round two of production cuts is going to be harder than round one.

How do you solve a problem like Korea?

The U.S. is rushing to deploy missile defense in South Korea before the elections.

Pyongyang Under Pressure?

Is Pyongyang rationing fuel in fear of a coming Chinese embargo?

The President vs. the Mayors

A court ruling in California marks the latest setback for President Trump’s immigration policies.

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