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An ex-Al Qaeda jihadi turned MI6 spy and a former monk turned filmmaker, have been embedded at the heart of conflicts in the Middle East. Together Aimen Dean and Thomas Small unpack the realities of war, fundamentalism and their global implications through first-hand experience.
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One Decision

Situation Room Studios

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Tough decisions rattle us all to the core. But for our guests on One Decision— the choices they are up against can also shape history. No pressure! They take us through all of their doubts, emotions and—sometimes unexpected--consequences. A fresh take on foreign policy. Hear the former head of Mi6, Sir Richard Dearlove alongside international journalists as they analyse, interview, and discuss.
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True Spies takes you inside the world's greatest espionage and detective operations. Our hosts Hayley Atwell, Vanessa Kirby, Sophia Di Martino and Daisy Ridley talk to the real spies behind the missions. What do they know? What are their skills? And what would you do in their position? We explore and investigate real life thrillers, mysteries and crimes - stories that prove truth is stranger than fiction! These stories cover lies, murder, theft, sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll. You’ll meet exper ...
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Award-winning real stories of the Cold War told by those who were there. Every week we interview an eyewitness of the Cold War. Across soldiers, spies, civilians, and others, we aim to cover the whole range of Cold War experiences. Hosts Ian Sanders, James Chilcott, and Peter Ryan bring your ears into the heart of the Cold War. Reading a history book is one thing, but hearing a human voice, with every breath, hesitation and intonation brings a whole new dimension to understanding what it was ...
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If you wish to know what it’s really like to make the life and death decisions portrayed in the movies by James Bond or on TV by Homeland's, Cary Matherson, then Black Spy Podcast is the show for you. If you're interested in the clandestine world of secret intelligence, espionage, counter-terrorism and national security, then this definitely your must listen Podcast! Every week, along with a different successful or famous guest who's always been interested in the secret services, ex officer, ...
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Cover Up: The Conspiracy Tapes

Sony Music Entertainment

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The Illuminati - the infamous conspiratorial obsession - wasn't always that way. It was the work of one man that brought the illuminati from obscure to omnipresent - John Todd. In the 1970s, Todd burst into the public eye with tales of secret societies and dark rituals, claiming to be an ex-witch linked to human sacrifices among the elite. But as his tales spread and followers grew, his web of secrets unraveled, and ultimately - he vanished. 'Cover Up: The Conspiracy Tapes' exposes the twist ...
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Leading

Goalhanger Podcasts

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Rory Stewart and Alastair Campbell, hosts of Britain's biggest podcast (The Rest Is Politics), have joined forces once again for their new interview podcast, ‘Leading’. Every Monday, Rory and Alastair interrogate, converse with, and interview some of the world's biggest names - from both inside and outside of politics - about life, leadership, or leading the way in their chosen field. Whether they're sports stars, thought-leaders, presidents or internationally-recognised religious figures, A ...
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"Essential listening..." Why the US and UK went to war in Iraq and its legacy. Gordon Corera investigates. Twenty years ago a US-led coalition invaded Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein. The UK was America's main partner. For many it remains a war based on a lie. So why did it happen? Why was Washington so fixed on regime change in Iraq? And why did the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, commit the UK to taking part? The BBC's security correspondent Gordon Corera seeks to find new answers to ...
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How to get on a Watchlist

Encyclopedia Geopolitica

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From the team at Encyclopedia Geopolitica, “How to get on a Watchlist” is a podcast about dangerous acts, organizations, and people. In each episode, we sit down with leading experts to discuss the risks they pose, and how to stop them. From assassinations and airliner shootdowns, through to kidnappings and coups, we’ll examine each of these threats through the lenses of both the dangerous actors behind them, and the agencies around the world seeking to stop them. In the interest of operatio ...
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Cover Up is a series of investigative stories that take us on a journey into a world of subterfuge and secrecy—a world where the truth is concealed under a blanket of lies. From corrupt individuals to clandestine institutions, Cover Up exposes deceit, deception, and the abuse of power. Season one uncovers the story of The Ministry of Secrets, one of the great unsolved mysteries of the Cold War. At its heart is a missing person — a wartime hero and international celebrity. But that’s just the ...
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Your daily Need To Know on news and politics. Every morning The Bunker cuts through the noise to make sense of what’s really going on, with smart explainers, interviews, fresh perspectives and under-reported stories to rescue you from everyday Punch and Judy news coverage. It’s the only way to start the day. From the producers of Oh God, What Now? Our regulars include: Alex Andreou • Gavin Esler • Hannah Fearn • Andrew Harrison • Jacob Jarvis • Marie le Conte • Jude Rogers • Yasmeen Serhan • ...
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Join Academy- Award winning director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition) as he discusses the latest James Bond film, Skyfall.In Skyfall, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
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The Outlander After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of Starz's Outlander. Show Summary: After serving as a British Army nurse in World War II, Claire Randall is enjoying a second honeymoon in Scotland with husband Frank, an MI6 officer looking forward to a new career as an Oxford historian. Suddenly, Claire is transported to 1743 and into a mysterious world where her freedom and life are threatened. To survive, she marries Jamie Fraser, a strapping Scots warrior with a complicate ...
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Enter the Boardroom lifts the veil on the secretive world of boards, giving you the information you need to get more board roles and become better board members. Join Nurole CEO Oliver Cummings as he sits down with the extraordinary people shaping today's and tomorrow's boardrooms.
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Your daily news briefing from The Times of London, delivered in 10 minutes - bringing you all the stories you need in world news, sports and entertainment. This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Leading Professional People

Laura Empson and Tony Hall

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Professor Laura Empson and Tony Hall, Lord Hall of Birkenhead, explore the crucial leadership questions currently facing professional organisations and their leaders. They uncover the complicated, messy and surprisingly emotional challenges of leading professionals. Laura and Tony interview senior leaders from some of the most successful global professional organisations, including EY, Slaughter & May, MI6, Spencer Stuart and the BBC. And they build on their own insights from their lifetimes ...
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Best-selling author, rock star historian and world-renowned thinker Peter Frankopan introduces his podcast: I’ve Been Thinking...with Peter Frankopan. Peter talks to experts, academics and thinkers about current affairs and cutting-edge research that often do not get covered in the mainstream media.
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Macro Matters

Millennium Global

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Millennium Global's podcast, Macro Matters, discusses a range of topics relating to foreign exchange and investment currency management. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Millennium Global or any of the funds/accounts it manages or any of its Portfolio Managers. This information is intended for Professional Clients only. Millennium Global does not target retail clients. This infor ...
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The Banff Spy Podcast

Iona Reid, Beth Sivewright and Richard Broom

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The Banff Spy Podcast comes to you from the Northeast of Scotland. We'll be talking to people in our area but we will also be reaching out for interesting stories from around the world. If you would like to take part in our podcasts, please contact us (details below)Producer: Iona ReidSenior Reporter: Beth SivewrightSpiritual Adviser: Richard Broom. To contact us please email Richard on info@rids.co.uk
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Christopher Steele, a former intelligence officer at MI6, discusses Russian espionage and possible interference in the US elections and Russia's relationship with China. The Times' daily podcast dedicated to global security. Expert analysis of war, diplomatic relations and cyber security from The Times' foreign correspondents and military specialis…
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Britain has a spy problem, with a significant surge in threats from China, Russia and Iran in recent months. What kind of covert operations are they running? Gavin Esler sits down with former MI6 director of operations and intelligence and director of transnational threats and political risk at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Nig…
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Former MI6 Chief Sir Richard Dearlove gives his verdict on this week's biggest news stories—the surprise summer general election in the United Kingdom announced by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and the shock death of Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi and the implications for the regime's succession plan. Julia Macfarlane and Sir Richard also sit down wit…
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The upcoming Indian election will be the biggest in history, with one fifth of the world’s population voting. How consequential will it be – for the nation and the rest of the world too? Gavin Esler speaks to Rohan Venkat, consulting editor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Centre for the Advanced Study of India and editorial consultant at India’…
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After Ireland, Norway and Spain announced their intention to recognise the state of Palestine - is a two state solution realistic any time soon? Times correspondent and Middle East expert Richard Spencer shares his analysis. Plus, what will it take for Ukraine to regain the momentum against Russia? The World in 10 is the Times' daily podcast dedica…
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A pastor receives troubling information about Todd's past. His credibility is shattered, but the tapes of his talks take on a life of their own. Todd's ideas move from fringe Christian congregations to the mainstream, igniting fears of Satanic cults, government conspiracies, and violence. Unlock all episodes of The Conspiracy Tapes, ad-free, right …
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Dawn Marriott is a partner at HG, a private equity firm, where she Chairs two portfolio companies. A serial PE Chair, Dawn is also a board member at Geomatikk and Aztecs, where she was formerly CEO. Tune in to Dawn’s conversation with Nurole CEO Oliver Cummings to hear her answers to: What’s the role of a Scale-Up Board? (2:21) As a Chair, do you h…
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Say “monetarism” to anyone who was around in the early 80s and watch the chill run down their spine. Margaret Thatcher tried to conquer inflation by using a fringe economic credo of slashing the money supply. The result was a collapsed economy and unemployment on a colossal scale. What was monetarism? Did it work, even in its own terms? And where a…
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On today's episode, our correspondent in the Middle East explains why the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has applied for arrest warrants for Israeli leaders, including Benjamin Netanyahu. Plus, Peter Zwack, a former US defense attache to Russia, discusses whether Vladimir Putin is moving Russia onto a permanent war footing. Th…
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From the creators of Cover Up: Body Brokers and The Anthrax Threat: Shootings are not unusual in Belize. Shootings of cops are. When a wealthy woman – married into one of the most powerful families in Belize – is found on a pier late at night, next to a body, it becomes the country’s biggest news story in a generation. Episode are released on a wee…
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It's 1937. The Spanish Civil War is raging, and author George Orwell is fighting on the Socialist front. But as Orwell lives out his anti-Fascist adventure, his wife, Eileen O'Shaughnessy, is embroiled in a subtler conflict. At the headquarters of the Workers' Party of Marxist Unification in Barcelona, she's dealing with a brutal police force, Stal…
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Conspiracy theorists and disinformation around issues such as the Coid-19 pandemic have created an army of non-expert experts around the world. With the advancement of AI and social media dominating people’s lives, properly researched information from trusted sources is needed now more than ever. But has society already gone too far? Tom Nichols is…
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After it was confirmed that Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi was killed in a helicopter crash, all eyes look to who the next Supreme Leader will be. President Raisi was a hardline cleric who was close to Iran's 85-year-old Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and was widely expected to succeed him. With Raisi's death, global security analysts and …
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Will the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash destabilise Iran, worsen its conflict with Israel, reignite the ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ protests – or all three? Plus the infected blood scandal turns out even worse than anyone thought. Cabinet Secretary Simon Case faces the COVID inquiry. And are the Tories deliberately drivin…
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Suzanne Noble - The Life & Times of an American Woman in Britain Black Spy Podcast Season 15, Episode 0001 This week’s Black Spy Podcast turns its attention to the interesting life and times of 63 year old American (now also British) female entrepreneur of many talents, Suzanne Nobel. In her terrific life story, Suzanne begins by detailing her fami…
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Why did the Tory Party choose to make Liz Truss and Boris Johnson prime minister? How does it feel to be the second shortest-serving chancellor in post-war history? What was the true thinking behind the disastrous Truss-Kwarteng mini-budget? On today's episode of Leading, Rory and Alastair are joined for the second and final episode of their conver…
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The most searing drama of the 1980s, Alan Bleasdale’s Boys From The Blackstuff turned Thatcher’s unemployment crisis into unmissable TV. Unemployed builder “Yosser” Hughes’s desperate plea “gizza job” became a catchphrase. Now the story comes to London in an acclaimed stage adaptation by James ‘Dear England’ Graham. Barry Sloane, cast as Yosser, ta…
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Major General Tim Cross discusses Russia's push in northeast Ukraine and the arrival of American weapons in Ukraine. The Times' daily podcast dedicated to global security. Expert analysis of war, diplomatic relations and cyber security from The Times' foreign correspondents and military specialists. Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/@ListenToTime…
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Warning: This episode does cover the subject of suicide. If you need help please use these links: UK https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/ Rest of the World https://findahelpline.com/i/iasp Tilo shares his raw and powerful testimony of a young man conscripted into the East German military at the height of Cold War tensions. …
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We hear from The Times’ Gabrielle Weiniger who’s been investigating how opinion in the strip is changing towards the political party and militant group. The World in 10 is the Times' daily podcast dedicated to global security. Expert analysis of war, diplomatic relations and cyber security from The Times' foreign correspondents and military special…
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Vladimir Putin has surrounded himself with loyalists who have kept him in power for 20 years. Earlier this week, Russian defence minister and close ally of Putin, Sergei Shoigu, was removed from his post. But the author of The New Politics of Russia, Andrew Monaghan, says Shoigu’s removal was less of a sacking, as Western media suggests, and more o…
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With Russia’s President Putin and China’s President Xi meeting in Beijing, we analyse how closer ties between the two countries could affect the war in Ukraine and global security. The World in 10 is the Times' daily podcast dedicated to global security. Expert analysis of war, diplomatic relations and cyber security from The Times' foreign corresp…
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Dr. Trent Maul is the Associate Deputy Director for National Intelligence (ADDNI) for Mission Integration, Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He previously served as the Director of Analysis at the United States Defense Intelligence Agency which produces and analyzes national and foreign military intelligence that supports national se…
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As major protests erupt in Georgia, our correspondent in the region explains why America cares so much about a relatively small country in the Caucasus. Plus, why President Zelensky of Ukraine has cancelled all foreign trips. The World in 10 is the Times' daily podcast dedicated to global security. Expert analysis of war, diplomatic relations and c…
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In 1977, Todd seeks to re-establish himself on the Christian speaker circuit. However, this time he sensationalizes his past even further, claiming to be a former member of the Illuminati, suggesting an impending societal collapse and advocating for extreme preparation measures among his followers. Recordings of his talks spread across America, spu…
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Enjoy a clip from the first exclusive Q&A episode for our Conflicted Community! Thanks so much to our supporters for sending in all these brilliant questions on our Discord chatroom. This week, Thomas and Aimen answer your burning questions, from Eurovision to Qatar, visiting corners of the world they’ve not touched on before… To keep listening, yo…
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Alex Denny is Committee Chair at the Association of Investment Companies and Trustee at the Nautical Archeology Society. He is a former Managing Director at Pantheon Ventures and Head of Investment Trusts at Fidelity International. Tune in to his conversation with Nurole CEO Oliver Cummings to hear his answers to: Can you give us an overview of the…
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You might have seen a flurry of alarming headlines and articles about bird flu in recent weeks. Some reports are comparing it to COVID-19, and positioning it as the next potential worldwide pandemic. How concerned should we be? Alex Andreou asks Devi Sridhar, Professor and Personal Chair in Global Public Health at the University of Edinburgh. • “Pr…
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Our Washington Correspondent, Alistair Dawber, discusses a new report which alleges at least 31 aid workers have been killed by Israel since the war in Gaza started. Plus, why US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has made a surprise visit to the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. The World in 10 is the Times' daily podcast dedicated to global security. Ex…
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