Episode 10: War and Peace, or: How Do You Solve a Problem Named Putin?
Jodi, Dana, Jamil and Lester discuss constitutional changes in Moscow, the future of Vladimir Putin, how the United States should handle Russian aggression and whether Republicans and Democrats have any common ground on the matter.
Episode 11: Gobsmackingly Apparent
Our favorite foreign policy nerds - with the addition of NSI Visiting Fellow Andy Keiser - discuss the geopolitics of the Coronavirus that has massively impacted China and its economy.Listen in as Jodi, Dana, Lester, and Andy discuss what the Coronavirus pandemic may mean for China's place in the world, China's internal politics, and the ins-and-outs of the U.S. response.
Episode 9: Soleimani Fallout
Jamil, Dana, Jodi and Lester discuss the current state of affairs between Iran and the United States, for betterand for worse. A vigorous and pointed analysis of congressional war powers is not to be missed. The first Fault Lines Podcast of 2020 is a humdinger! And that's no malarkey!
Episode 8: The Empire Strikes Out?
In our last episode of 2019, Dana, Jamil and Lester welcome special guest Elisa Catalano,former Director for the Middle East and North Africa on the National Security Council and former Senior Policy Advisor at the State Department, to the podcast.The group takes on the Washington Post’s 6-part series on the war in Afghanistan and the foreign policy aspects of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.