Best Foreign Policy podcasts we could find (Updated December 2018)
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Journalists, policymakers, diplomats and academics discuss global news beyond the headlines.
 
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Pod Save the World
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“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. His new show “Pod Save the World” will bring you behind the scenes into White House Situation Room meetings and secret negotiations through a series of conversations with people who were there.
 
Hosted by Dan Runde, William A. Schreyer Chair and Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, Building the Future explores topics at the intersection of global development, foreign policy, and national security. In each episode, Dan sits down for a discussion with a leading expert from government, the private sector, and international organizations to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the world today.
 
"War is the health of the State"- Randolph Bourne
 
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Worldly
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We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Listen to a selection of EPRS policy podcasts here. An in-depth look at different topical EU policy areas based on objective authoritative and independent research.
 
Federal politics is as interesting as ever, join RN Breakfast’s Fran Kelly and RN Drive’s Patricia Karvelas in The Party Room. They analyse all the latest news from Parliament House with some of the sharpest minds in journalism.
 
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FP's First Person
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Each week here at Foreign Policy, we interview one person for an intimate, narrative-driven conversation about something timely and important in the world. Our guests are people who have participated directly in events, either as protagonists or eyewitnesses. We get them to tell a story about their experience, not just offer their analysis. That approach is driven by the feeling here at Foreign Policy that to understand our world—to grasp the complexities and nuances of our time—we need to g ...
 
Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London. The institute is a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on how to build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world for all. This feed provides our latest podcast content
 
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Episodes
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A podcast where a woman from the right and a woman from the left accessorize the news with a fresh perspective. Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers bring a nuanced perspective to discussions about politics and current events.
 
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The Libertarian
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A podcast series featuring the inimitable Richard Epstein offering his unique perspective on national developments in public policy and the law. Tune in each week to hear Epstein's take on breaking news stories.
 
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FPRI Events
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Audio from FPRI events.
 
The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
Listen to in-depth weekly analysis of US oil policy news from our senior editors covering the Capitol.
 
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CSIS
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Podcast by CSIS
 
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Pantsuit Politics
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A political podcast hosted by women from both sides of the aisle who refuse to see each other as the enemy. For anyone discouraged by our current political discourse, Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers bring a nuanced and grace-filled perspective to discussions about politics and news.
 
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Kentucky Tonight
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A KET production on issues confronting Kentuckians, hosted by Renee Shaw.
 
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Right Wing Reverend
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Podcast by Brian
 
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Bloggingheads.tv
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV-FM's locally produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to Hampton Roads. Every Monday through Thursday, we reach more than 52,000 listeners, from Richmond to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
 
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Noam Chomsky
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Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.
 
​Presented by ​Andrew Mueller, Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show features​ expert guests ​and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the week. Winner in the ‘best current affairs’ category of the 2018 British Podcast awards.
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, The Federalist Radio Hour is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, David Harsanyi, and Mary Katharine Ham, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and entertainment every day of the week. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review!
 
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Inside Story
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Al Jazeera journalists and guests dissect and discuss the day’s top story.
 
Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.
 
A weekly discussion of the geopolitical implications of current events in the Asia-Pacific, hosted by Ankit Panda from The Diplomat, with regular guests.
 
Podcast by Ron Paul Liberty Report
 
Every week, we cover the world of economics like no other podcast. From an inside look at the massive market for collector sneakers to the corporate costs for businesses that dabble in Trump era politics, Making Sen will make you think about economics in a whole new way. Episodes are published every Thursday by 9 pm. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. ...
 
Join students in college classrooms to hear lectures on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.
 
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Latin Waves Media
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Another World Is Possible
 
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Backchat
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Backchat is RTHK Radio 3's current affairs programme with expert panels and listener participation. It airs every weekday from 8.30am-9.30am. Have your say by calling us on 233 88 266, Backchat's Facebook , or send us a message at backchat@rthk.hk Catch it live:Monday to Friday 8.30am - 9.30am (*except holidays) Podcast: Daily update and available after its broadcast.
 
Listen to our daily radio program, Jay Sekulow Live! for issues that matter most to you - national security, protecting America's families, and protecting human life. The reports are brought to you by the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ), a nonprofit organization specializing in constitutional law and based in Washington, D.C. You can learn more about our work by visiting our website at www.aclj.org.
 
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Inside Story
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Al Jazeera journalists and guests dissect and discuss the day’s top story.
 
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ChatterSquare
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Quiet conversations about noisy topics. ChatterSquare is a Eureka Street podcast.
 
Try as we might, we could never describe the show better than those who choose to make it a part of their daily lives, so, in the words of one of our listeners,"So who/what is Jason Stapleton/podcast? Before I answer that, ever heard of the saying, 'In a world gone mad...a glimpse of sanity' or 'In an ocean of turmoil...an island of calm'? Well, he's that and a whole lot more...entertaining, topical, knowledgeable, informed, traveled, intelligent and articulate. In his podcasts he brings his ...
 
Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.
 
Watch video highlights of events at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Speakers include distinguished authors, government and UN officials, economists, policymakers, and businesspeople. Topics range from the ethics of war and peace, to the place of religion in politics, to issues at the forefront of global social justice. To learn more about our work and to explore a wealth of related resources, please visit our website at http://www.carnegiecouncil.org.
 
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The Kuhner Report
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Jeffrey T. Kuhner, "Liberalism's Worst Nightmare," is a conservative nationalist, who champions God, country and family. His show deals with cutting-edge, hot-button political, social and foreign policy issues.
 
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FT World Weekly
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Each week, we focus on one of the major international stories making headlines, drawing upon the Financial Times's team of foreign correspondents and analysts to make sense of world events. Presented by Gideon Rachman and produced by Hannah Murphy.
 
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Opening Arguments
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Every episode, legal expert Andrew and comic relief Thomas will tackle a popular legal topic and give you all the tools you need to understand the issue and win every argument you have on Facebook, with your Uncle Frank, or wherever someone is wrong on the Internet. It's law. It's politics. It's fun. We don't tell you what to think, we just set up the Opening Arguments.
 
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates bring Oxford-style debate to America – one motion, one moderator, two panelists for the motion and two against. From clean energy and the financial crisis, to the Middle East and the death of mainstream media, Intelligence Squared U.S. brings together the world’s leading authorities on the day’s most important issues. Join the debate online and cast your vote for each topic at www.iq2us.org.
 
This podcast aims at exploring ideas in the fields of contemporary global trends and diplomacy, as well as explaining and teaching international relations and public diplomacy.
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. (154991)As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight ...
 
Journalist Mehdi Hasan is known around the world for his televised takedowns of presidents and prime ministers. In this new podcast from The Intercept, Mehdi unpacks a game-changing news event of the week while challenging the conventional wisdom. As a Brit, a Muslim and an immigrant based in Donald Trump's Washington D.C., Mehdi offers a provocative perspective on the ups and downs of American—and global—politics.
 
C-SPAN provides our viewers with a comprehensive range of public policy programs. 'Podcasts of the Week' are noteworthy programs drawn from the three C-SPAN networks.
 
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FPRI Radio
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FPRI Radio is a podcast dedicated to topical discussions between members of the FPRI staff and leading experts on current events relating to and affecting world affairs in the diplomatic, informational, military, and economic domains. These conversations generally range from between 15 and 45 minutes in duration.
 
Engaging interviews and discussions of elections and the political issues of the day
 
Bob Zadek reviews current events from a purely libertarian perspective. Small, unobtrusive government. Limited federal powers, with far more power vested in states and localities. Protection of property rights. End victimless crimes. Personal responsibility.
 
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What’s Next for Oil-Producing Countries? by CSIS
 
"Were we a business, were we a mission, were we a public service, or were we a profit center?" Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of "The Guardian," grapples with the questions facing all newspapers in this new age where people "communicate horizontally" rather than via the old, vertical "tablet of stone model." He explains how "The Guardi ...…
 
Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Robert Jensen about our “dead culture” of state Fundamentalism. Jensen says that absolute beliefs that ignore life’s complexities are used to support the politics of empire. He gives examples of these, including market fundamentalism (capitalism), moral fundamentalism (of spreading ‘democracy’), or ...…
 
December 10 marks the 70th anniversary of the UN’s universal declaration of human rights.The document outlines 30 fundamental rights that should form the basis of democratic societies.The UN says it's as relevant today, as it always has been.But with multiple examples of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, just how enforceable is ...…
 
December 10 marks the 70th anniversary of the UN’s universal declaration of human rights.The document outlines 30 fundamental rights that should form the basis of democratic societies.The UN says it's as relevant today, as it always has been.But with multiple examples of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, just how enforceable is ...…
 
The shock arrest of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada, reportedly on a US request, over allegations that her company sold products to Iran in violation of US sanctions, has opened a huge Pandora's box. If this member of the Chinese political and business elite is jailed in the US, what will happen to US/China relati ...…
 
Public Schools Force Buddhist Meditation Practices. This and more, today.
 
For decades, scientists have warned of the pending crisis for the planet and humanity in the event of runaway climate change. But a new paper from prominent economists frames the situation in language that people might actually understand: Not addressing climate change, they conclude, will lead inevitably to “worldwide economic collapse.…
 
About two weeks ago Michelle Obama stunned people with a blunt takedown of the "lean in" mantra. She said the idea that women can “have it all” is a lie. Cathy will talk about gender and career success and the controversy behind those remarks. Also, longtime Pilot writers Bill Bartel, Robert McCabe and Roger Chesley are leaving the paper. We wi ...…
 
On Monday's Backchat, the arrest of Meng Wanzhou and Sino-US trade relations. The Global Times called the detention of the CFO of Huawei 'a declaration of war'. The Canadian Prime Minister insists it wasn't political. Beijing's response has been r...
 
Rev. Robert Sirico will recount his own moral, intellectual and spiritual development. Animated by a strong sense of social justice, he began a well-intentioned but ill-conceived career in leftist activism. A serious grappling with the classics of economics lead him to reevaluate his ultimate commitments. In meditating on the nature of the huma ...…
 
From Ochelli.com TRR 211: Spike Robinson and Pearse Redmond come on to talk about their podcast series Undue Influence In Popular Culture. The podcast is published through the Open Minds Foundation. The mystery of the mind and the power of imagination are treasures of the human condition. But every bright and shining treasure casts its shadow. ...…
 
From Ochelli.com Michael Swanson returned to discuss a recent trip to a poker tournament where the topic of “Fake News” seemed to be on the minds of the players. Chuck and Mike discussed the media business and quality assets, versus quality analysis. At the end of the first hour, the twists and turns of Wall Street under “tariff man” and the ye ...…
 
Over 180 countries are endorsing what is known as the Global Compact for Migration. The text of this non-binding agreement was finalized over the summer, and countries are meeting in Marrakech Morocco on December 10th and 11th to formally launch the Compact. There is a great deal of misinformation being spread, mostly by right wing governments ...…
 
Now Jesus has been born, we will see today that the Wise Men are coming to see Jesus ! This is the last chapter of our book " The Birth Of Christ". As a conclusion to this book next week we will read from the book of Luke about the birth of Jesus. Listen and enjoy !
 
Leaders and officials from six Gulf Nations have met in the Saudi capital to discuss cooperation- from the economy to security - but it is regional disunity that's dominating the summitIn his opening address Saudi Arabia's King Salman did not mention the blockade of Qatar by his country and two other GCC member states.But it's that dispute, the ...…
 
Leaders and officials from six Gulf Nations have met in the Saudi capital to discuss cooperation- from the economy to security - but it is regional disunity that's dominating the summitIn his opening address Saudi Arabia's King Salman did not mention the blockade of Qatar by his country and two other GCC member states.But it's that dispute, the ...…
 
Why is Glenn associated with the Intellectual Dark Web? … Harvard and affirmative action … How to make black students more competitive … Will genetic engineering worsen income inequality? … Is nationalism inherently white? … Where science and political correctness meet … Glenn’s thoughts on marijuana legalization … Automation, universal basic i ...…
 
With Paris rocked by violence and the Brexit deal in peril, what next for Western Europe? Fareed and an all-star panel discuss. Also, bestselling author Michael Lewis joins the show to talk about his new book, "The Fifth Risk." via Knit
 
With Paris rocked by violence and the Brexit deal in peril, what next for Western Europe? Fareed and an all-star panel discuss. Also, bestselling author Michael Lewis joins the show to talk about his new book, "The Fifth Risk." via Knit
 
A unified European army is not a new idea but whenever it’s raised it’s usually forgotten just as quickly. Will this time be any different? And, if it is, what would a unified military force look like? Andrew Mueller is joined by Elisabeth Braw, Ulrike Franke and Christian Mölling.
 
It sounds nuts but it could be one of the greatest marketing promotions of all time. Also, do we have socialism and capitalism backward? One guy thinks so. We'll talk about his ideas and pick apart his arguments. Jason
 
Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., left, and former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr., R-Utah, co-chairs of No Labels, arrive for a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on June 17, 2015. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP Since 2010, a group called No Labels has embodied a particular approach to politics and policy in Washin ...…
 
Maritime Security Dialogue- A Conversation With Hon. Richard V. Spencer by CSIS
 
Emily Haber, German Ambassador to the United States, joins Beverly Kirk on the Smart Women, Smart Power Podcast for a conversation about migration, integration, and the importance of a strong relationship between the U.S. and Germany.
 
Richard Epstein warns against the dangers of the president bullying private business, explains how attempts to help the working class could backfire, and cautions against the Trump Administration's use of tariffs. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/the-libertarian/trump-vs-gm/. Podcast l ...…
 
Whenever you put government in charge, you get a big mess. That's exactly what we have. President Trump campaigned against a "big, fat, ugly bubble," and then took ownership of it. Big mistake. The Fed has twisted the economy into a Gordian Knot, and has painted itself into a corner. There will be a lot blame coming from every direction. The an ...…
 
It's been called the crown jewel of the Chinese technology industry, but now one of its top executives has been arrested.Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei, was detained in Canada and the United States wants her to be extradited.It comes as heightened economic tensions between the U-S and China seemed to be cooling - at least a ...…
 
It's been called the crown jewel of the Chinese technology industry, but now one of its top executives has been arrested.Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei, was detained in Canada and the United States wants her to be extradited.It comes as heightened economic tensions between the U-S and China seemed to be cooling - at least a ...…
 
U.N. Chooses Terrorism Over Israel. This and more, today.
 
On the podcast: War correspondent Marie Colvin documented the horrors of war until one of them took her life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
If we can say one thing definitively about government, we can say that it will not limit itself. The Bill of Rights and Constitution were the Founders’ response to the possibility that the new Republic they were creating would end up just as oppressive as the crown government they were overthrowing. Were they successful? This question has been ...…
 
Maritime Security Dialogue A Conversation With Hon. Richard V. Spencer, Secretary Of The Navy by CSIS
 
The election of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries as House Democratic Caucus chair on Wednesday represented a symbolic and substantive comeback for the wing of the party that had suffered a stunning defeat last June, when Rep. Joe Crowley was beaten by primary challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Jeffries, who represents a Brooklyn district next door to Cro ...…
 
We catch up with Missouri legislator Crystal Quade and Georgia lieutenant governor candidate, Sarah Riggs Amico. They share their experiences since we last spoke with them, what life has been like post-election, and what comes next for them. We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our ...…
 
By promoting a high level of employment, the European Union (EU) has been fighting against unemployment since as long ago as the early 1950s. The fight against unemployment was brought to the top of the European agenda with the onset of the 2008 economic and financial crisis, and the consequent rise in unemployment rates in all European Union ( ...…
 
Energy policy is a competence shared between the EU and its Member States. Whereas the EU has a responsibility under the Treaties to ensure security of supply, Member States are responsible for determining the structure of their energy supply and their choice of energy sources. EU legislation on security of supply focuses on natural gas and ele ...…
 
We catch up with Missouri legislator Crystal Quade and Georgia lieutenant governor candidate, Sarah Riggs Amico. They share their experiences since we last spoke with them, what life has been like post-election, and what comes next for them. We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our ...…
 
Today's Rapid Response episode takes a look at two pressing issues: (1) Mueller's [REDACTED] sentencing memorandum with respect to Michael Flynn, and (2) the naked power grab by lame-duck Republicans in Wisconsin. Along the way, we'll also cover a bunch more legal stories, but you knew that already! We begin high atop Yodel Mountain, where we c ...…
 
Saagar Enjeti is the White House Correspondent for The Daily Caller. He joins Emily Jashinsky on today's show to discuss the news of Trump's latest hires and his political media savvy. They also discuss how the outrage mob got Kevin Hart fired from his Oscars gig and the culture's increasing intolerance of anyone against progressive orthodoxy. ...…
 
It was a chaotic and confusing day in Parliament on Thursday that had even seasoned political watchers scratching their heads.While both parties claimed the other was playing politics, in reality both were using every tactic in the book to get what they wanted.Fran and PK are here with a special episode to unpack and explain the final sitting d ...…
 
On Friday's Backchat, rewriting the Hong Kong story. A new book 'No Third Person' by Christine Loh and academic Richard Cullen says that Hong Kong must first and foremost accept the People's Republic for what it is today and work towards national b...
 
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