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EYES LEFT is a military podcast hosted by two anti-war Army veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, Spenser Rapone and Mike Prysner, covering issues from a left-wing and socialist perspective. EYES LEFT gives updates and progressive commentary on military news, war developments, failings of military leadership, veterans’ issues, radical military history, and how US troops can resist Trump.
 
Join host Allison Korleski as she talks with people from all corners of the yarniverse: designers and dyers, shepherds and spinners, publishers and pathfinders. From family farms in the American heartland to a woman’s cooperative in Afghanistan, each episode explores what connects us as knitters and makers.
 
The amazing world of running you didn't know existed, from a marathon club in San Quentin State Penitentiary to racing 350 miles, unaided with only 8% vision, to setting up a girl's running club in Afghanistan, reprobates David Hellard & Jody Raynsford bring you the world's most interesting running stories, its most incredible runners, presented by some of its worst. A funny, light-hearted look at running that's not afraid to laugh at itself and at you.
 
Meet Bryan and Randy, veterans of the military who have been out for over 10 years and have learned things the hard way. Randy is an active professor with experience in the Alaskan wilderness tourism industry and talks about how that helped him through the transition. Bryan is a cyber security engineer with 2 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan who went through some pretty tough times in the transition. Hear their story and stay connected by subscribing.VTH Website
 
CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this hourlong weekday afternoon program, which mixes Tapper's interests with headlines from around the country and the world, headlines that span politics, money, sports and popular culture. "The Lead" also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages -- buried leads -- to the forefront.
 
Welcome to The Foxhole Podcast, where any veteran, no matter what rank, branch, or MOS, can tell their life story, their way. Are you a rowdy sailor listening in on the bitch box? Or a civilian who doesn’t even know what an MOS is? All are welcomed by our veteran/civilian duo hosts Brock Joseph and Matthew Pardue. We get to know these military veterans and learn their stories in their own words, in their own time. We’ll put you in marine Dusty’s driver’s seat as he hits his first IED in Afgh ...
 
Each week, SpyCast will feature interviews and programs with ex-spies, intelligence experts, and espionage scholars. SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Andrew Hammond (https://www.spymuseum.org/press/press-archive/2020-press-releases/spy-museum-names-andrew-hammon/) , the museum's Historian & Curator. Dr. Hammond specializes in intelligence, diplomatic, and military history, with expertise in the late-Cold War and post-9/11 eras. The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC is home to the world's la ...
 
Once a boot always a boot right? I'm going to be talking with veterans and active duty military, telling the everyday stories of what it's like to be in the military. From enlisting, deploying, the hurry up and waiting, you name it! Ever wonder what happens during a deployment to Afghanistan, serving on a ship in the middle of the Persian Gulf, sitting on base, in a barracks, or the ridiculous entertainment we make for ourselves to sane!? Well you're in the right place! We also talk about th ...
 
We proudly present All Stations, a new podcast from the RAF Benevolent Fund, featuring inspiring and compelling real-life stories of RAF veterans and their families. In the first series, Overcoming Adversity, we speak to a WW2 Spitfire pilot, a widow whose husband was killed in Afghanistan and other special guests. All Stations, a new podcast from the RAF Benevolent Fund.
 
The Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan, which reported in September 2010, was precipitated by events in August 2008, when US forces bombed the Afghan village of Azizabad. This gave rise to a public dispute between the US Government and the United Nations about the level of fatalities caused by the attack and about whether those killed had been civilians or Taliban-linked insurgents. Allegations soon emerged that the attack had been based on fal ...
 
These podcasts are about the life and times of Tim Heale taking you from his birth right through to his retirement and all the stuff he got up to from his school days and his military career from Northern Ireland to Kosovo, Macedonia, Afghanistan and Iraq and a whole load of exercises and his eight years as a Welfare Officer in London.
 
While the devastating images of the 9/11 attacks are seared into our national collective memory, most of the events that led up to that day took place out of public view. Over eight episodes, Blindspot: The Road to 9/11, brings to light the decade-long “shadow struggle” that preceded the attacks. New episodes drop every Wednesday. Hosted by WNYC reporter Jim O’Grady and based on HISTORY’s television documentary Road to 9/11 (produced by Left/Right), this 8-episode podcast series draws on int ...
 
The Podcast of Doom explores the famous and consequential catastrophes, cataclysms, disasters and emphatically bad decisions of world history. If you like fires, volcanoes, floods, maritime disasters, civil conflict, industrial accidents and the foibles of human nature then I invite you to listen to the Podcast of Doom. We will travel around the world and through time to analyze famous calamities and how they occurred.
 
In an overwhelmingly woke comedic landscape, right-leaning stand-up Geoff Norcott is a rare beast. In WMPT he gets to the heart of what ordinary people think about social and political issues. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt, but without being a dick. Mostly. Geoff has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Question Time, Mock the Week and pops up frequently on UK political debate programmes. He’s also written for shows ranging from Have I Got News For You ...
 
Servicemembers from across the military, sharing their accounts of combat and survival. Hosted by sports talk radio host and Army veteran, Mark Zinno, this podcast brings you firsthand accounts of war, with a perspective you only get from someone who has lived through it. From WWII to Vietnam, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hear inspirational stories of service and resiliency from those who have fought on and off the battlefield!
 
Chris was with Caroline on the Ross in spring 1985 but doesn't have a single photo of himself in the studio from that time after he lent the pics (and negs!) to a friend who lost the lot. Prior to that, he'd been on Dart Radio in his hometown of Dartford, Kent, alongside future Caroline colleagues Dave Foster and Tony Christian. A spell on a cable station, Radio Thamesmead, in south London, lead to former Radio Caroline man Jason Wolfe handing Chris's demo tape onto the team onboard the Ross ...
 
A collection of my life experiences growing up in Afghanistan, becoming war refugees in Pakistan, and eventually settling in the United States. This world is built upon stories, and our stories make us human. I speak of my childhood experiences in Afghanistan in an unscripted formate to tell my past's truthful stories. My experiences are not singular but shared by many other Afghan kids who are suffering similar traumas. This podcast intends to create a voice for the voiceless. I am on a sel ...
 
Congressional Dish is a twice-monthly podcast that aims to draw attention to where the American people truly have power: Congress. From the perspective of a fed up taxpayer with no allegiance to any political party, Jennifer Briney will fill you in on the must-know information about what our representatives do AFTER the elections and how their actions can and will affect our day to day lives. Hosted by @JenBriney. Links to information sources available at www.congressionaldish.com
 
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U.S. Marine Corps Infantry Major Scott Huesing takes us through his experience leading his Marine ground forces during the fight for Ramadi during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Maj. Huesing discusses his early days in the Marines and as an enlisted man during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. He then describes the process of becoming a…
 
At least 14 people have been killed and dozens more injured after twin blasts in the central Afghan province of Bamiyan on Tuesday afternoon, provincial officials said. The explosives were hidden at the side of a road in a main bazaar in Bamiyan city and claimed the lives of 12 civilians and two traffic policemen, while wounding 45 other people, Re…
 
Scott interviews Dan Caldwell of Concerned Veterans for America about President Trump’s plans to withdraw troops from the Middle East in what are looking to be his final weeks as president. The appointment of Colonel Douglas Macgregor to a senior role in the Pentagon gave hope to many in the antiwar movement, speculating that Trump might be trying …
 
The Pentagon has confirmed that President Trump would further slash the number of US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. Those in Afghanistan will be almost halved, to two thousand five hundred - Iraq will have the same number after a smaller reduction.Also in the programme - Facebook and Twitter bosses were grilled in the Senate over US election actio…
 
Biden: Trump & GOP refusing to allow transition is “ more embarrassing than debilitating” to the country; Pandemic reaches worst levels yet as Trump denies Biden transition access to key agencies; Biden: sooner we get transition plan, sooner vaccine can move forward; Fauci: it’s “obvious” that coordination with Biden amin would be better for U.S. p…
 
In this episode, group executive editor James Chessell and senior investigative journalist Nick McKenzie discuss what to expect from the summary of the Brereton inquiry and the contents of Dr Crompvoets' report. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
 
While we were all watching the US election, a terrorist attack in Kabul killed 35 people.It's just the latest attack in the country and the violence is escalating.So why does Donald Trump want to pull out US troops?And if troops left, what would that mean for the Afghan people?Featured:Kathy Gannon, Senior Correspondent for Pakistan and Afghanistan…
 
Gary House is one funny chap. He also happens to be an accomplished ultra runner and a great coach through his Run Strong community. Fortunately, we’ve tricked him into becoming an official coach for the Bad Boy Running Club (BBRC) and, in this bonus episode, Allie and David introduce him to the community. He also delivers a ton of training advice …
 
We have a catch up on the latest Lockdown before mulling over the clusterf*!k that was the spending review. Then it's a great chat with author and journalist Ella Whelan, who has some refreshing takes on Feminism and stinging rebukes for aspects of #MeToo and the idea of toxic masculinity. I close with a mini meltdown when I find out my area isn't …
 
David "Doc" Joslin is our guest for the 9th episode of the Veteran Transition Hub Podcast. Doc is the CEO of Alpine Remedy based in Alaska. He comes from the military as a combat medic and decided to work to rebuild his purpose by helping veterans out with PTSD using recreational therapy. Outdoor adventures have been showing more promise with PTSD …
 
After 804 days in jail in Iran, Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is finally free.The Iranian government says it's the result of a prisoner swap, but the Australian government isn't confirming anything.So what do we know about the secretive world of prisoner exchanges?And if Iran got what it wanted, will it lead to more hostage diplomacy?Feat…
 
Austria has begun tightening security at its churches and other sites of religious worship, fearing copycat attacks after an Islamist gunman killed four people in a rampage earlier this month in the capital Vienna. The attacker may have also intended to target houses of worship, Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said on Thursday. "It cannot be ruled …
 
MEPs have adopted an amendment calling on the European Council to impose sanctions on Turkey, after they unanimously voted to condemn its recent "unilateral and illegal" behavior in Cyprus and the surrounding territorial waters. The amendment was submitted by the European People's Party, a center-right group led by European Council President Donald…
 
Indian police have been deployed in large numbers across the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to stop thousands of farmers reaching Delhi in a huge demonstration against agricultural market reforms. Officers used water cannon and tear gas to disperse the thousands-strong crowd of farmers as they traveled on foot, by bus and tractor to the nation…
 
Four teenagers have been charged in France in relation to the murder of Samuel Paty, including three who allegedly identified the teacher to his killer before he was beheaded in a street near his school. The three individuals, aged between 13 and 14, are charged with complicity in a terrorist murder. The fourth teenager, who is the daughter of the …
 
The 25-year-old leader of an online sexual blackmail ring was sentenced to 40 years in prison in South Korea after being found guilty of coercing at least 74 women, including 16 minors, into providing sexual imagery of themselves. Cho Ju-bin, convicted on Thursday, was the head of one of the largest online blackmail operations in the world. Prosecu…
 
France’s prime minister has warned that it is too early to let the guard down in the fight against Covid-19 and confirmed that French people will need to wait until January 20 for bars and restaurant to reopen. Speaking on Thursday morning, Prime Minister Jean Castex confirmed that France’s lockdown was starting to have an impact on the nation’s in…
 
Attacks against the Jews accounted for roughly 25 percent of the hate crimes recorded by the OSCE's human rights watchdog across Europe last year. The new data was compiled in the annual report by the Office for the Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODHIR) of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Out of 6,694 hate…
 
The President’s spokesperson has told people to forget about Duterte’s jokes, which were described as “inappropriate” by critics, adding let’s not be like Americans who “give deeper meaning to everything.” Speaking on Thursday, Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque told the media that people should stop overthinking the sex jokes made by President …
 
In this installment, Chris discusses Donald Trump’s attempt to win the election via the courts and Electoral College shenanigans, he updates his “libertarian spoiler” electoral college votes numbers, updates Episode 466 w/ Michael Pack & Voice Of America, the repetition of mistakes made in the Obama administration, and how Kyle Rittenhouse serves a…
 
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) are preparing for a possible US attack on Iran before President Donald Trump leaves office, viewing his lame-duck period as a “very sensitive” time, according to several recent reports. The Israeli government has instructed the IDF to draw up plans in the event Trump orders a preemptive strike on the Islamic Republic…
 
President-elect Biden has delivered his first address to the American people. In his Thanksgiving speech, he urged the nation to recommit to the fight against Coronavirus. The holiday marks the start of the festive shopping season with Black Friday kicking everything off.The BBC's Michelle Fleury in New York reports on how the pandemic is impacting…
 
In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire and North America correspondent Matthew Knott discuss the commencemnt of Biden's administration and the danger Thanksgiving poses to the already devastating coronavirus surge in the US. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
 
Chancellor Angela Merkel and the leaders of Germany’s 16 states have agreed to prolong the country’s Covid-19 restrictions for at least another four weeks, but made special exemptions for close family and friends on Christmas. The holidays will be an “important” but “difficult” time for the Germans, Merkel said, announcing the government’s decision…
 
Biden: “every decision we make matters” in fighting Covid; Biden urges unity: “we’re at war with a virus, not each other”; Trump cancels PA trip, makes baseless claims of voter fraud at GOP event on speaker phone; Trump calls into PA event with baseless election claims; Sources: pardon for Michael Flynn, Paul Manafort and George Papadopoulos under …
 
The drug manufacturer AstraZeneca said on Monday it would seek emergency authorization for its coronavirus vaccine with various regulators. However, it might first have to answer a number of serious questions about its jab. The British-Swedish company, which has developed its candidate vaccine together with the University of Oxford, “will begin the…
 
Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators staged another round of protests on the streets of Bangkok on Wednesday after the revival of Thailand's "lèse-majesté" law, which bans criticism of the royal family. Protesters broke tradition by dissenting against the monarchy and demanding that Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn give up control of a royal fortu…
 
Joe Biden will inherit a public health crisis beyond any US President's experience when he takes office on January 20th.At the moment, there are up to 180,000 new COVID-19 infections recorded every day, and many ICUs and morgues are overwhelmed.Holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving, is about to pour fuel on that fire, with very few restriction…
 
The French foreign minister has slammed the attitude of the UK's Brexit negotiators, accusing them of deliberately dragging their heels over "secondary subjects," as the clock ticks down for reaching a trade deal with the EU. "Britain must come out of tactical postures, and respect its commitments," Jean-Yves Le Drian told a French foreign affairs …
 
Australian intelligence agencies “incidentally” slurped up private data from the country’s much-touted COVIDSafe smartphone app, according to the their inspector-general, who nevertheless insisted no one’s privacy was violated. At least one intelligence agency collected private data generated by the government’s COVIDSafe contact-tracing app during…
 
Three Qatari coastguard vessels stopped two boats belonging to their Bahraini counterparts, the latter's Interior Ministry has said. The move comes amid an ongoing blockade of Qatar by Arab states. The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon local time, when Bahraini coastguard boats were returning after taking part in maritime exercises in the Ar…
 
Earlier this month, Thailand’s drug control agency claimed it had landed the country’s largest ever ketamine seizure. Authorities have now been left red-faced after testing revealed the substance was actually a cleaning agent. Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin was left in the embarrassing situation of having to explain that Thailand’s claim of hav…
 
Beijing has blasted India's move to ban more Chinese smartphone apps for "security reasons" and urged New Delhi not to harm bilateral cooperation. India banned 43 more Chinese apps on Tuesday, some of them from e-commerce giant Alibaba, explaining that they pose a threat to its "sovereignty and integrity." The move prompted the Foreign Ministry in …
 
A soldier of the New Zealand Defence Force has been accused of spying, while local media claims he has links to right-wing extremist group. On Wednesday, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) released a statement confirming that the Director of Military Prosecutions had laid 17 charges against one of their soldiers who was based at the Linton Milita…
 
The defense secretary of the Philippines has warned of the growing risk of conflict in the South China Sea and claimed that if a war erupts, his country will be involved whether the people like it or not. National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in a speech on Wednesday that the Philippines will get dragged into a conflict between the US an…
 
The head of the EC has said that Poland and Hungary should take their objections against making access to EU funding conditional on the rule of law to court, and stop blocking the EU budget and its vital Covid support package. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged Poland and Hungary to refrain from blocking the new EU budget prop…
 
European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday she cannot guarantee there will be a trade deal with Britain after its departure from the EU, adding that the coming days will be crucial. “Decisive days for our negotiations,” the EU’s chief executive tweeted. “There has been progress but I cannot tell today if in the end there will b…
 
Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Wednesday praised Hong Kong’s national security law and said that the city’s urgent priority is bringing normalcy back to the political system after months of unrest. In an annual policy address to the semi-autonomous city’s Legislative Council, Lam said that Hong Kong has become a “gaping hole” in national security, p…
 
A car covered with messages has crashed into the gates of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office in Berlin ahead of a meeting where the extension of Germany’s coronavirus lockdown was set to be discussed. Photographs from the scene reveal messages including “Stop Globalisation Politics” and “You damn killers of children and old people” were writt…
 
Beijing has confirmed it is taking steps to blacklist Taiwanese politicians who undermine “the interests of Chinese people” on both sides of the Taiwan Strait. China is working on a blacklist of “diehard Taiwan secessionists,” Zhu Fenglian, spokesperson for the Beijing agency responsible for Taiwan affairs, said during a press briefing. She clarifi…
 
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