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Inside the Syrian and Iraq Wars

2/27/2018
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War reporter, Middle East analyst, and author, Jonathan Spyer, talks with Amichai Magen about his new book Days of the Fall: A Reporter’s Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars.

Duration:00:48:14

The Good Old Days Are Now!

2/26/2018
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In his excellent new book Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future, Swedish author and film-maker, Johan Norberg, hits back at the merchants of misery who try to persuade us all that we live in a dangerous, mean, unhappy, and doomed world and that the West is to blame for it all. In this episode of the Westernaissance Podcast, Amichai Magen and Johan Norberg talk about the 200-year miracle that has transformed human existence for the better, how it happened, and why progress is...

Duration:00:43:31

Democracy Lessons for Cautious Optimists: A conversation with NDI President Kenneth Wollack

2/26/2018
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Kenneth Wollack joined the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in 1986 and has led the organization since 1993. Wollack will retire in 2018 and in this conversation with Amichai Magen they discuss the state of democracy in America and around the world, the current global democratic recession, and why after over three-decades of experience in the field of democracy assistance, Kenneth Pollack is cautiously optimistic about the future of freedom

Duration:00:41:41

Europe Reset: A conversation with Richard Youngs about the future of the European Union

2/14/2018
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Amichai Magen talks with Richard Youngs (Professor of International Relations and Warwick University and Senior Fellow in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program, Carnegie Europe) about Young’s new book Europe Reset: New Directions for the European Union.

Duration:00:43:41

Xi Jinping’s Brave New World

2/6/2018
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Amichai Magen and Director of the Chinese Media Center, Alexander Pevzner, discuss China’s new global ambitions

Duration:00:50:41

Israeli National Security: A New Strategy for an Era of Change

2/6/2018
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Amichai Magen and former Deputy National Security Adviser of Israel, Chuck Freilich, discuss Freilich’s new book: Israeli National Security: A New Strategy for an Era of Change just published by Oxford University Press.

Duration:00:46:18

Iran in a Transformed Middle East

2/6/2018
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Amichai Magen and former Head of the Mossad Research and Intelligence Division, Sima Shine, discuss Iran’s nuclear ambitions and expansionist policies in the Middle East.

Duration:00:54:53

A Global Outlook for 2018 - A conversation with Ambassador Ron Prosor

2/3/2018
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Amichai Magen in conversation with Ambassador Ron Prosor about the state of the international system, and what to expect in the 2018.

Duration:00:56:24