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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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Episode 144: What to Expect from President Trump

On this week’s episode host Richard Aldous discusses what we can expect from a Trump Administration with Josef Joffe and Michael Mandelbaum.

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Episode 143: The Trump Transition and Academia’s New Challenge

On this week’s episode host Richard Aldous speaks with Eliot A. Cohen about the challenges of Trump’s transition before discussing the task ahead for liberal college campuses over the next four years with Artemis Seaford.

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Crude Economics

And it’s (almost) all Libya’s fault. It’s a bad time to be a petrostate.

Ich Spy

The hypocrisy of Germany’s outrage to NSA spying is laid bare once more.

Scientific Method

And it’s sparked an acrimonious debate amongst scientists in the process.

A Messy Divorce

A year after the referendum, the path forward on Brexit looks murkier than ever.

Death of a Generation

Environmentalists, take note.

American Balkanization

The Golden States’s self-righteous “travel ban” sets a dangerous and destructive precedent.

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