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Each week, Foreign Policy’s editors triage the big issues of the day with emergency room-like urgency and some mayhem. Pulling from FP’s impressive roster of contributors, the panel’s collective varies from week to week. Foreign Policy is the world’s leading media organization dedicated to providing leaders in business, finance, and government with real time insight and analysis into global affairs. As authoritative as it is dedicated to challenging wisdom, FP is unique in its ability to bring together the powerful with those committed to speaking truth to power.

Each week, Foreign Policy’s editors triage the big issues of the day with emergency room-like urgency and some mayhem. Pulling from FP’s impressive roster of contributors, the panel’s collective varies from week to week. Foreign Policy is the world’s leading media organization dedicated to providing leaders in business, finance, and government with real time insight and analysis into global affairs. As authoritative as it is dedicated to challenging wisdom, FP is unique in its ability to bring together the powerful with those committed to speaking truth to power.
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Each week, Foreign Policy’s editors triage the big issues of the day with emergency room-like urgency and some mayhem. Pulling from FP’s impressive roster of contributors, the panel’s collective varies from week to week. Foreign Policy is the world’s leading media organization dedicated to providing leaders in business, finance, and government with real time insight and analysis into global affairs. As authoritative as it is dedicated to challenging wisdom, FP is unique in its ability to bring together the powerful with those committed to speaking truth to power.

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Episodes

Stalin Falsified the Data, Then Killed the Statisticians

6/15/2018
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How the Soviet Union facilitated the famine of the 1930s that killed millions of Ukrainians and buried the evidence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:32

This American Visited North Korea’s Most Sensitive Nuclear Sites. What He Saw Blew His Mind.

6/8/2018
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Few Americans have ever been to North Korea. Even fewer have been inside one of the country’s nuclear weapons facilities. Siegfried Hecker, a professor at Stanford University and a former head of the Los Alamos National Laboratory made his first private visit in 2004 and went back again and again. In our podcast this week, he says what the North Koreans showed him and his team members “blew our socks off.” He can only speculate why they gave him access to the country’s most sensitive...

Duration:00:24:24

Rohingyas Were Shot, Hacked With Machetes, and Then They Made for the Border

6/1/2018
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Nearly 700,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims fled violence in Myanmar for Bangladesh last fall. The influx created the world’s fastest-growing humanitarian disaster. Pavlos Kolovos, the head of mission for Médecins Sans Frontières in Bangladesh, was on the ground as they arrived. He describes what he saw on our podcast this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:06

Why Was a Private Israeli Intel Agency Digging Up Dirt on This Former Obama Administration Official?

5/25/2018
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It began with an email. Colin Kahl, who served as an adviser to Vice President Biden, had been out of government for a few months when a woman identifying herself as Adriana Gavrilo reached out to inquire about his daughter’s school. What followed was an ordeal that seems to be connected to Kahl’s work on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal – and efforts by certain people to undermine it. Colin, now a professor at Stanford University and a contributor to FP’s Shadow Government channel, tells the...

Duration:00:25:51

How To Haggle With a Dictator

5/18/2018
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Bill Richardson has made eight missions to North Korea to negotiate the release of American captives. He sat down with Foreign Policy to explain how it’s done. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:53

The Untold Story of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995

5/11/2018
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The weekly podcast: How an American presidential candidate found common cause with Israelis opposed to the peace process to pass a law that could now doom it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:53

The Road Ahead with North Korea

5/4/2018
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The weekly podcast: What a potential summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un could look like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:56

Reporter’s Notebook: Brazil’s Forgotten Children and Russia’s #MeToo Problem

4/27/2018
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FP’s April magazine: “The End of Human Rights” tackled issues from the Amazon to Vladivostok. On today’s E.R. episode we talk to two contributors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:11

What Comes Next in Syria?

4/20/2018
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With President Trump’s strikes on Assad’s regime, the Syrian civil war is at the forefront of the global political stage. But what happens when the strikes are over? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:52

Reporter’s Notebook: Germany’s Family Reunification Problem

4/13/2018
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FP contributor Vauhini Vara appears on the E.R. to discuss her story "Germany’s Family Feud." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:45

How Far Will China Go?

4/6/2018
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From buying influence in American universities to forcing ex-pats to return home through threatening methods, China is expanding its power over its citizens in any way possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:19

The Double Life of Nikki Haley

3/30/2018
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Is Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations a dedicated fighter for human rights, or a retail politician looking for any issue that advances her career? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:10

Is Democracy Dying?

3/22/2018
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Is the end of democracy as we know it near? Yascha Mounk sets out to answer in his new book, “The People vs. Democracy.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:22

What to Expect From Talks With North Korea

3/15/2018
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Mickey Bergman has been to the table with North Korea before. On today's episode, he tells us what to expect from the upcoming talks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:08

The State Department's #MeToo Moment

3/8/2018
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Beginning with film producer Harvey Weinstein, wave after wave of stories have taken on men in every industry: from newsrooms to Hollywood to Silicon Valley. Now, the State Department is beginning to take stock of what has taken place in its ranks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:24

The Strange Legal Journey of the Trump Dossier

3/2/2018
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While Buzzfeed works to verify the claims of the Trump dossier, other lawsuits abound. This week on The E.R., we get into the weeds of who’s suing who and what the implications of each lawsuit may be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:28

Bonus Episode: Susan Glasser Joins the E.R. to Talk Trump, Russia and All Those Indictments

2/23/2018
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FP’s former Editor-in-Chief makes her first appearance on the E.R. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:40

A Former Peace Negotiator Muses on Trump and the Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

2/22/2018
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More than a year into Donald Trump's first year in office, the world has seen what seems to be a fundamental shift in U.S. policy towards Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:23

The Mysterious Origins of a DHS Report Calling for Sunni Muslim Surveillance

2/15/2018
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After FP published a draft report from the Department of Homeland Security calling for the screening of Sunni Muslims, we dig into the question of how the report came to be at all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:12

How Far is Too Far for Israel’s Targeted Killings?

2/8/2018
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Author and journalist Ronen Bergman joins FP’s Sharon Weinberger and Sasha Polakow-Suransky to discuss his new book, “Rise and Kill First.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:44