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The Hamiltonian Podcast is the official podcast of the Alexander Hamilton Society. We seek to explore various perspectives from top experts, journalists, practitioners, politicians, and academics on the top foreign policy issues facing America today.

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United States

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The Hamiltonian Podcast is the official podcast of the Alexander Hamilton Society. We seek to explore various perspectives from top experts, journalists, practitioners, politicians, and academics on the top foreign policy issues facing America today.

Language:

English


Episodes

China's Demographic Crisis with Nicholas Eberstadt

6/13/2023
Nicholas Eberstadt, Wendt chair in political economy at the American Enterprise Institute, joins us to discuss China's collapsing birth and marriage rates and what implications this has for the U.S.-China competition

Duration:00:20:19

Crash Landing with Liz Hoffman

5/30/2023
We are joined by Liz Hoffman, business and finance editor at Semafor, to discuss her recent book, Crash Landing: The Inside Story of How the World's Biggest Companies Survived an Economy on the Brink, and how some of America's largest corporations navigated the economic uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode is adapted from a recent AHS virtual book talk.

Duration:00:52:07

Chip War with Chris Miller

5/16/2023
We are joined by Chris Miller, associate professor of international history at Tufts University, to discuss his new book, Chip War: The Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology, and the geopolitical history of computer chips. This episode is adapted from a recent AHS virtual book talk.

Duration:00:45:23

Hand-Off with Peter Feaver

5/2/2023
Peter Feaver, professor of political science and public policy at Duke University, joins us to discuss Hand-Off: The Foreign Policy George W. Bush Passed to Barack Obama, a collection of declassified transition memoranda from 2008, as well as contemporary essays and commentary, that discuss the state of American foreign policy at the end of the Bush administration. This episode is adapted from a recent AHS virtual book talk.

Duration:00:44:26

Democracy and Human Rights Promotion with Nicole Bibbins Sedaca

4/18/2023
We are joined by Nicole Bibbins Sedaca, Executive Vice President of Freedom House, to discuss the state of democracy in the world today as well as the role of human rights and democracy promotion in American foreign policy.

Duration:00:53:37

Mao's Army Goes to Sea with Toshi Yoshihara

4/4/2023
We are joined by Dr. Toshi Yoshihara, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, to discuss his recent book, Mao's Army Goes to Sea: The Island Campaigns and the Founding of China's Navy, the importance of the history of the People's Liberation Army Navy and its implications for future strategy and competition with China.

Duration:00:51:56

Superpower in Peril with David McCormick

3/21/2023
We are joined by David McCormick, former CEO and U.S. Senate candidate, to discuss his new book: 'Superpower in Peril: A Battle Plan to Renew America.' In the face of profound threats to our security and way of life, 'Superpower in Peril' answers the critical question of our time: "What should America do next?" It’s easy to be pessimistic about the state of our country these days, but as McCormick explains, if the true test of a great country is its capacity for self-renewal, the United States of America stands apart. This episode is adapted from a recent AHS virtual book talk.

Duration:00:56:17

The Ghost at the Feast with Robert Kagan

3/7/2023
In this episode, we are joined by Robert Kagan, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a contributing columnist to The Washington Post, to discuss his new book, The Ghost at the Feast: America and the Collapse of World Order, 1900-1941. This episode is adapted from a recent virtual book talk.

Duration:01:07:35

Iran is More Than Persia with Brenda Shaffer

2/21/2023
In this episode, we are joined by Professor Brenda Shaffer, research faculty member of the US Naval Postgraduate School and nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, to discuss her new book, Iran is More Than Persia: Ethnic Politics in Iran. We explore the dynamics that shape the Iranian regime's policies towards its ethnic and linguistic minorities and how demographics and geography affect Iranian politics, history, and culture. This episode is adapted from a recent virtual book talk.

Duration:00:42:55

The Peacemaker with Will Inboden

2/7/2023
In this episode, we are joined by Will Inboden, Chair of the Clements Center for National Security, to discuss his new book The Peacemaker: Ronald Reagan, The Cold War, and the World on the Brink. This episode is adapted from a recent virtual book talk.

Duration:00:48:34

Indispensable Nation with Robert Lieber

1/24/2023
In this episode, we are joined by Georgetown Professor Robert Lieber to discuss his recent book, Indispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in a Turbulent World. This episode is adapted from a recent virtual book talk.

Duration:00:49:46

Nationalism in International Relations with Rich Lowry

1/10/2023
Rich Lowry, editor-in-chief of National Review, joins us to discuss the role of nationalism in American foreign policy and how resurgent nationalism shapes interactions between nations.

Duration:00:46:43

Tech Policy and National Security with Klon Kitchen

12/13/2022
Klon Kitchen, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, joins us to discuss American tech policy and the importance of American technology in our national security and the competition with China.

Duration:00:55:20

The Arc of a Covenant with Walter Russell Mead

11/29/2022
Walter Russell Mead, distinguished fellow at the Hudson Institute and columnist at The Wall Street Journal, joins the podcast to discuss his new book, The Arc of a Covenant, on the U.S.-Israel relationship and current U.S. attitudes and policy towards Israel

Duration:01:04:01

Iran, Turkey, and the Middle East with Mike Doran

11/15/2022
Dr. Mike Doran, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, joins us to share his expertise on Middle East policy, especially pertaining to Iran, Turkey, and the South Caucasus

Duration:01:17:08

The War in Ukraine with Luke Coffey

11/8/2022
Luke Coffey, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, discusses the current state of affairs in Ukraine and the future of American policy towards the Ukrainian war effort.

Duration:00:58:42

Getting China Wrong with Aaron Friedberg

10/25/2022
A conversation with Aaron Friedberg, professor of politics and international relations at Princeton University, on his new book, Getting China Wrong. This episode is taken from a live event with Prof. Friedberg at our annual Student Leadership Conference.

Duration:00:45:48

Human Rights and China with Josh Rogin

10/11/2022
Washington Post columnist and CNN political analyst Josh Rogin talks human rights in foreign policy, China, and the Biden administration's track record.

Duration:00:52:12

American National Security with Former Congressman Mac Thornberry

9/27/2022
Former Congressman Mac Thornberry discusses his 26 years in Congress, the "pivot to Asia", and America's military readiness in the face of global threats.

Duration:00:47:12

The Right with Matthew Continetti

9/5/2022
In the inaugural episode of The Hamiltonian Podcast, Matt Continetti joins us to discuss his book The Right: The Hundred-Year War for American Conservatism.

Duration:00:50:00