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Each week, POLITICO’s Susan Glasser will go backstage in a world disrupted, interviewing leaders in Washington — and around the globe — who can help us understand an international scene that can seem like it’s spinning out of control. The podcast will skip the punditry to feature candid, revealing, news-making conversations about global politics with those who are helping shape it.

Each week, POLITICO’s Susan Glasser will go backstage in a world disrupted, interviewing leaders in Washington — and around the globe — who can help us understand an international scene that can seem like it’s spinning out of control. The podcast will skip the punditry to feature candid, revealing, news-making conversations about global politics with those who are helping shape it.
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Each week, POLITICO’s Susan Glasser will go backstage in a world disrupted, interviewing leaders in Washington — and around the globe — who can help us understand an international scene that can seem like it’s spinning out of control. The podcast will skip the punditry to feature candid, revealing, news-making conversations about global politics with those who are helping shape it.

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Episodes

The man who put Andrew Jackson in Trump’s Oval Office

1/22/2018
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Historian Walter Russell Mead has become the favorite Trump whisperer for everyone from Steve Bannon to Tom Cotton. Mead sits down with Susan Glasser to explain the historical antecedents for Trump’s hostility toward free trade, establishment-bashing and embrace of a certain kind of chauvinist nationalism. Mead also offers an intellectual framework to understand Trump at a time when others remained simply mystified by the president’s antagonism toward the fundamentals of the post-Cold War...

Duration:00:41:59


How does Obama’s foreign policy look a year into Trump?

1/15/2018
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A frank conversation with former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and Obama's deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes on Obama's legacy, how aides misunderstood the rise of Trump, and how they're coping with an "America first" foreign policy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:25


Is Trump stuck with Iran deal he loathes?

1/8/2018
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Leading Iran expert Suzanne Maloney and Iranian-born journalist Maziar Bahari join The Global Politico to discuss the Iran sanction deadline President Trump faces and how a wave of street protests are affecting his decision. Trump has called the agreement the "worst deal ever," yet many Iran experts expect that he'll keep the deal alive by waiving U.S. sanctions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:57


5 key takeaways from 2017: The Donald Trump presidency and a world distruped

12/25/2017
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For a special 50th episode of The Global Politico, Susan Glasser looks back on a year of the Donald Trump presidency and the world's reaction. She offers five key takeaways from Global Politico interviews in 2017; guests ranging from the Iranian foreign minister to Senator Bob Corker to women in national defense that are speaking out about sexism. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:53


Assessing a year of Trump with #NeverTrumpers Eliot Cohen and Max Boot

12/18/2017
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Lifelong Republicans and policy intellectuals Eliot Cohen and Max Boot discuss the toll – personal as well as political – that Trump’s takeover of their party has had, from broken friendships to a GOP unmoored from basic principles like free trade and promotion of democracy that were long seen as its bedrock precepts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:08


Former CIA deputy director Michael Morell on the intelligence failure of Russia

12/11/2017
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Ex-CIA deputy director and two time acting director Michael Morell joins Susan Glasser to talk Trump, social media and how the intelligence community failed on Russia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:46


Former Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Barak talks Netanyahu's Israel

12/5/2017
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In part two of this week's Global Politico, Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Barak talks with Susan Glasser just hours after the New York Times published his scathing op-ed on the current government of Israel. He elaborates on what he wrote, discussing the current Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, the future of a possible Trump peace plan for the Mideast and Israel's shift of focus from the "moral high ground." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:34


Ambassador Ron Dermer on Trump's Mideast peacemaking tactics

12/4/2017
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In part one of this week's Global Politico, Israel's ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer sits down with Susan Glasser for a rare on-the-record conversation about the likelihood of Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the effect that would have on potentially restarting Mideast peace talks. Dermer also explains how closely the Israelis are aligned with the White House and outlines a potential timetable for Iran concessions before Trump completely pulls out of the...

Duration:00:56:42


Ambassador Kurt Volker on holding Russia accountable for Ukraine occupation

11/27/2017
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Ambassador Kurt Volker, the Trump administration’s special envoy charged with ending the war in Ukraine, joins The Global Politico this week. Volker talks at length about just how troubled relations are with Russia these days despite Trump’s hoped-for reconciliation, how the several rounds of talks he’s held with a top Putin adviser have not yet made any progress, what it’s like to be a special envoy for a Secretary of State who’s vowed to get rid of them, and why he supports sending...

Duration:00:37:49


Ben Cardin on how Trump is driving Democrats and Republicans together

11/20/2017
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Senator Ben Cardin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, discusses where the committee stands on new sanction on Russia, the Iran nuclear deal and diplomatic solutions to the North Korea standoff. The senator also delves into how Republican and Democratic lawmakers are banding together to push back on President Trump's foreign policy statements. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:10


Episode 41: Inside the secret back-channel North Korea talks

11/13/2017
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For years, Suzanne DiMaggio and Joel Wit have been quietly meeting with North Koreans to talk about the country’s nuclear program. Since Trump was elected, DiMaggio and Wit have watched an initial outreach descend into a fury of name-calling, mutual recriminations and military escalation. DiMaggio and Wit give listeners a rare glimpse into the sensitivities of negotiating with North Korea, debunk assumptions about Kim Jong Un and give their takes on how concerned we should be about nuclear...

Duration:00:33:55


Sexism on America's front lines: Part Two

11/7/2017
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This week, a special part two of The Global Politico, our report on the everyday culture of sexual harassment — and sexism — that still plagues women who dare to represent America in the world. This episode features interviews with Congresswoman Pat Schroeder, a key figure in pushing for more women in national security, and Deborah James, the second woman secretary of the Air Force. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:40


Episode 40: Sexism on America’s front lines

11/6/2017
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Six women with careers in national security sit down with Susan Glasser to explore the challenges they've faced as they step up to participate in the policy debates about America’s place in the world. Frequently, they find themselves so outnumbered that even offenses which would stir outrage in many other workplaces are still so commonplace they are hardly remarked on. Laura Rosenberger, Evelyn Farkas, Mieke Eoyang, Loren Schulman, Kathleen Hicks and Julianne Smith explore how they've...

Duration:01:08:46


Episode 39: James Clapper: The Russians have succeeded beyond their wildest expectations

10/30/2017
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The former director of national intelligence has emerged publicly as one of President Donald Trump’s foremost critics and he wants you to know that no matter how much Trump rants about the “Russia hoax,” the 2016 hacking was not only real and aimed at electing Trump, but constituted a major victory for a dangerous foreign adversary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:53


Episode 38: The myth about the great and horrible Putin

10/23/2017
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Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russia’s richest man until he was jailed for a decade by Vladimir Putin, joins The Global Politico to discuss opposing Putin, the price he paid, and the current status of the liberal resistance. Plus, author and Pulitzer Prize winner Anne Applebaum joins the show to discuss similarities between Stalin and Putin, dissidence in Russia and the extent of Putin's power. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:30


Episode 37: Ai WeiWei: 'China is laughing about this situation'

10/16/2017
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Legendary Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei talks about Trump, Western democracy and the plight of refugees around the world. Weiwei is making a strong case for himself as America’s leading dissident of the Trump era. Authoritarian leaders in China and elsewhere are the beneficiaries of Trump and the crisis of American democracy, said Weiwei, who spent four years under house arrest and forbidden to leave China before being allowed to leave the country two years ago. Learn more about...

Duration:00:36:58


Episode 36: Tom Cotton, the Senate's Trump whisperer

10/9/2017
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Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton sits down with Susan Glasser to discuss the role of President Trump's national security team and the course of action advisers should take if they disagree with the president, the senator's thinking on an Iran strategy, and how Trump's foreign policy is keeping in a bipartisan tradition that started with Truman in 1945. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:30


Episode 35: Iran's Foreign Minister has some things he wants to say to Donald Trump

10/2/2017
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Our guest on this week's Global Politico is Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif. We had an extensive interview late last week in New York, responding to President Trump’s extraordinary public assault on the nuclear deal the United States and other world powers concluded with Iran during Barack Obama’s presidency.

Duration:00:48:08


Episode 34: Tony Blair says the left has lost its way

9/25/2017
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Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair sits down with Susan Glasser in New York City to discuss the similarities between Brexit and Trump, negiotating peace in the Middle East and the populism of the far left.

Duration:00:35:14


Episode 33: Twitter Man vs. Rocket Man

9/18/2017
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Back in July, President Donald Trump was already escalating his rhetoric against North Korea as it became clear the rogue state was on the brink of a major breakthrough in its nuclear program, development of a ballistic missile capable of striking the continental United States. Still, he insisted, “I don’t draw red lines,” and wouldn’t be sucked into doing so.

Duration:01:13:50

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