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Each week, SE and a rotating cast of experts discuss and debate the most pressing foreign policy issues facing the US. From the crisis in Syria to North Korea's nuclear weapons and Russian election meddling, Weekend Warriors keeps listeners on top of the world.

Each week, SE and a rotating cast of experts discuss and debate the most pressing foreign policy issues facing the US. From the crisis in Syria to North Korea's nuclear weapons and Russian election meddling, Weekend Warriors keeps listeners on top of the world.
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Each week, SE and a rotating cast of experts discuss and debate the most pressing foreign policy issues facing the US. From the crisis in Syria to North Korea's nuclear weapons and Russian election meddling, Weekend Warriors keeps listeners on top of the world.

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English


Episodes

"A Huge Coup For ISIS": Deadly Suicide Bombing In Syria Raises More Questions About Trump's Withdrawal Plan

1/17/2019
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Weeks after Trump announced he plans to pull US troops out of Syria, saying ISIS was defeated, the terror group claims responsibility for a suicide bombing there that killed 4 Americans. CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward is on the ground in Syria to give SE perspective from the frontlines, and Ret. Col. Cedric Leighton joins for expert analysis on what happens next. via Knit

Duration:00:24:32

Is Putin Using The Arrest Of Paul Whelan As A Political Bargaining Chip?

1/10/2019
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The Trump Administration remains relatively silent on the arrest of US citizen Paul Whelan on espionage charges in Russia, while the Kremlin is tight-lipped about any evidence they have. CNN Global Affairs analyst Max Boot joins SE and explains why he thinks it's a "purely political arrest" with the possible endgame of a prisoner swap for alleged Russian spy Maria Butina. via Knit

Duration:00:15:54

The Firewall Between The Pentagon & Silicon Valley, With Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey

1/4/2019
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Is the DoD doing enough to harness Silicon Valley's most advanced technologies? Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey explains why he thinks the US military needs to bet big on small start-ups, or risks falling behind countries like Russia and China. via Knit

Duration:00:17:29

Decoding Brexit & The Theresa May Vote

12/13/2018
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The UK voted in favor of Brexit back in 2016, but where does it stand now? SE and CNN political commentator Doug Heye sort through the mess that is Britain's plan to leave the EU, including Theresa May's victory in the "no-confidence" vote this week and the chances of the EU and UK striking a deal in time for the March deadline. via Knit

Duration:00:12:00

The Assassination Of Syrian Journalist & Activist Raed Fares

11/30/2018
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Raed Fares, a prominent activist who ran one of the only independent radio stations in Syria's last opposition stronghold of Idlib, was gunned down in a targeted attack on November 23 along with his colleague Hamoud Juneid. SE speaks to his friend Bassam Rifai, the director of public affairs at SCM Medical, an NGO that provides medical and humanitarian aid to refugees, about the impact of Fares' death on the Assad opposition, and how to make sense of the seemingly intractable conflict there....

Duration:00:18:03

UNqualified? Heather Nauert Rumored To Replace Nikki Haley

11/15/2018
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Former "Fox & Friends" host and current State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is rumored to be Nikki Haley's replacement as the US Ambassador to the UN. Nauert has proven herself in her current role, but UN observers say she'd be the least qualified American ever to fill that post. Tom Nichols, professor and author of "The Death of Expertise," joins SE for the discussion on Nauert and Trump's focus on "loyalty and presentability on television" for his key appointments. via Knit

Duration:00:23:18

Anti-Semitism Surging In America & Around The World

11/1/2018
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The global rise of anti-Semitism came into stark relief when a white supremacist killed 11 Jews at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt joins SE to talk about the "disturbing" trends in America and abroad, how the political atmosphere has contributed to this, and how to combat hate. Then, CNN National Security Analyst Samantha Vinograd discusses the normalization of anti-Semitic rhetoric in American politics and on social media. via Knit

Duration:00:36:00

The "Trump Of The Tropics" & The Rise Of The Far-Right In Brazil, with Glenn Greenwald

10/25/2018
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Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept joins SE to discuss Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro - who is expected to win Sunday's runoff election - and why his "Trump of the Tropics" nickname isn't accurate. via Knit

Duration:00:19:20

The Murder of Jamal Khashoggi, Trump's Response, And The Saudi Cover-Up

10/18/2018
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Max Boot joins SE Cupp to discuss the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, calling President Trump's response thus far "embarrassing and pathetic." On a related note, they talk about Max's new book, "The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right" via Knit

Duration:00:22:02

The Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

10/11/2018
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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished a week ago after walking into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey. Was the former Saudi royal insider and current critic of the regime kidnapped? Murdered? And was the Saudi Arabian government behind it? SE unpacks the mystery as well as the responses from Congress and the White House, with CNN National Security Analyst Samantha Vinograd. via Knit

Duration:00:19:29

"Like" War: How Social Media Is Shaping Military Conflicts

10/4/2018
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Social media behavior - even yours - is already influencing what happens on the battlefield. SE is joined by Peter Singer, co-author of "LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media," who explains how "your attention is a target in this, and your clicks help decide which side wins out." They discuss social media's effects on warfare now, and where we go from here. via Knit

Duration:00:18:38

America's Role In The Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen

9/27/2018
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SE Cupp speaks with CNN Senior International Correspondent Nick Paton Walsh about America's military support of Saudi Arabia in its conflict with Yemen, including billions in arms sales despite the high civilian casualty rate and a worsening humanitarian crisis. Then she's joined by Samantha Nutt, bestselling author and founder of War Child Canada and War Child USA, about what the West is getting right and wrong when it comes to refugee crises worldwide. via Knit

Duration:00:28:09

Rep. Adam Kinzinger On John Kerry's "Shadow Diplomacy" With Iran

9/20/2018
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SE speaks to House Foreign Affairs Committee member Rep. Adam Kinzinger about John Kerry's meeting with Iranian officials. "Disgusting and unprecedented," says Kinzinger. Plus, Kinzinger on the former Secretary of State's rumored 2020 run: It would solidify the Democratic Party "as the party of people that have been." via Knit

Duration:00:09:24

Weekend Warriors Teaser

9/19/2018
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Each week, SE and a rotating cast of experts discuss and debate the most pressing foreign policy issues facing the US. From the crisis in Syria to North Korea's nuclear weapons and Russian election meddling, Weekend Warriors keeps listeners on top of the world. via Knit

Duration:00:00:30