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Foreign Podicy

Foreign Podicy

A foreign policy and national security podcast

Focused on the most consequential foreign policy and national security issues facing the United States today, Foreign Podicy features discussions with policy experts inside FDD and beyond. These conversations will offer a wide range of perspectives from leading thinkers with diverse backgrounds and varying opinions. Foreign Podicy is hosted by FDD's Founder and President Cliff May, and aims to bring these edifying debates to digital audiences at least twice a month. 

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Podcast: Africa’s Jihadist Frontiers

6th March 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: Africa’s Jihadist Frontiers

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Clifford D. May

Foreign Podicy host, Cliff May, is joined by FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross to discuss the evolving threats from jihadists in Africa and what can be done now to stop – or at least slow – them. more...

Analysis & Commentary

27th February 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: UNRWA’s Palestinian Refugees

Podcast: UNRWA’s Palestinian Refugees

Jonathan Schanzer, Richard Goldberg, Clifford D. May

Foreign Podicy host, Cliff May, is joined by FDD’s Jonathan Schanzer and Richard Goldberg to discuss their research on UNRWA and their recommendations for reforms that could be beneficial to Israelis, Palestinians and American taxpayers. more...

6th February 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Russia’s Disinformation Offensive

Clifford D. May

Using social media, sophisticated tech platforms and cyber weapons, the Russian government is running a sophisticated campaign to undermine faith in America’s democratic institutions, assist extremists on both the left and right, polarize Americans, and poison policy debates. more...

25th January 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: A bombing, a cover-up, and a murder

Clifford D. May, Toby Dershowitz


17th January 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: Busted! Iran, Turkey and the Largest Sanctions-Evasion Scheme in Modern History

Clifford D. May, Jonathan Schanzer, Aykan Erdemir, Merve Tahiroglu

It was likely the largest sanctions-evasion scheme in modern history, involving top state officials from both Ankara and Tehran. more...