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Hard Thinking Ep. 7: Aron Mozes

10/1/2017
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Host Iakovos Balassi talks with Aron Mozes, recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison, about the differences between cultures within the Arab world, the challenges of studying Arabic, the Kurdistan Referendum, and Saudi Arabia allowing women to drive.

Duration: 00:45:48


Hard Thinking US Politics Ep. 3: Dylan Rindo

9/30/2017
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On International Podcast Day, host Iakovos Balassi discusses pressing issues relating to American politics with guest Dylan Rindo.

Duration: 00:50:21


Hard Thinking Ep. 6: U.S Aid to Allies During the Afghan War Effort with Signe Janoska-Bedi

9/9/2017
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Host Iakovos Balassi talks to Signe Janoska-Bedi about U.S aid and money flows to allied countries during the United States' Afghan war effort. Signe Janoska-Bedi is a graduate student at UW Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Duration: 00:54:01


Hard Thinking Ep. 5: Al-Shabaab Captures Leego & Somalia Announces Journalism School

8/5/2017
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Host Iakovos Balassi talks about al-Shabaab capturing Leego and Somalia announces it will open a journalism school. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1250310825

Duration: 00:10:59


Hard Thinking U.S Politics Ep. 2: Senate Intelligence Committee Testimonies with Dylan Rindo

6/14/2017
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Host Iakovos Balassi talks with Dylan Rindo about the testimonies given by former FBI Director James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to the Senate Intelligence Committee, as well as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling on President Donald Trump's travel ban and the status of the Senate's work on a health care bill. Important links that came up in discussion: https://www.axios.com/senate-gop-wrapping-up-health-care-bill-but-wont-release-it-2440345281.html...

Duration: 01:17:14


Hard Thinking Ep: 3: Conflict in the Central African Republic

6/9/2017
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Host Iakovos Balassi discusses the conflict in the Central African Republic and its implications. Also discussed is the Islamic State terrorist attacks in Tehran.

Duration: 00:19:11


Hard Thinking Ep. 2: Populism in Ancient Rome with Signe Janoska-Bedi

5/20/2017
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Host Iakovos Balassi talks with Signe Janoska-Bedi, a current graduate student at the La Follete School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin Madison, about populism in Ancient Rome.

Duration: 00:57:10


Hard Thinking U.S Politics Ep. 1: Update on Russia Investigation

5/17/2017
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Hard Thinking U.S Politics Ep. 1: Update on Russia Investigation by Iakovos Balassi

Duration: 00:58:14


Hard Thinking Ep. 1: Afghanistan, the Taliban, and U.S Strategy

5/16/2017
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Hard Thinking Ep. 1: Afghanistan, the Taliban, and U.S Strategy by Iakovos Balassi

Duration: 00:23:28


Hard Thinking: Introduction

5/10/2017
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Hard Thinking: Introduction by Iakovos Balassi

Duration: 00:07:06