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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. 

For more information, and to see the full list of episodes, visit http://www.foreignpodicy.com

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Podcast: Extremism and Fragile States

11th September 2018 – Foreign Podicy — Featuring Stephen Hadley and Nancy Lindborg

Podcast: Extremism and Fragile States

Clifford D. May, Reuel Marc Gerecht

If the attacks of September 11, 2001 were a second Pearl Harbor, where are we in the war that began on that day? Are we winning, losing or stalemated? Last year there were more than 10,000 terrorist attacks worldwide—about five times the number in 2001. So what have we learned—or, more importantly—what do we still need to learn? Are there policies and strategies that ought to be put in place? more...

Analysis & Commentary

4th September 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: The Wars of the Jews

Podcast: The Wars of the Jews

Clifford D. May

Israel is a tiny country: its land area about a fourth the size of the United Arab Emirates, its population less than that of Tehran—capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Yet Israel is the subject of constant comment and controversy, and is frequently attacked—both kinetically and rhetorically—by its enemies, its adversaries, and too often even by those who should be its allies. more...

31st August 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: A Conversation with Ambassador Nikki Haley

Podcast: A Conversation with Ambassador Nikki Haley

Clifford D. May

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick was one of the visionaries who helped create the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies soon after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Six years ago, FDD inaugurated an award in honor of the first woman to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations — a statesman who vehemently opposed totalitarianism and resolutely defended American values. more...

8th August 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: The Iranian-Israeli Conflict Within the Syrian Civil War

Podcast: The Iranian-Israeli Conflict Within the Syrian Civil War

Clifford D. May, Jonathan Schanzer, Tony Badran

For seven long years, Syria has been engulfed in civil war. The death toll now exceeds a half million. More than five million refugees have fled abroad, and millions more are internally displaced. more...

20th July 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: Religion and Secularism in Central Asia

Podcast: Religion and Secularism in Central Asia

Clifford D. May

Kazakhstan is one of the ten largest countries in the world, yet most Americans couldn’t find it on a map. Today, the former Soviet Republic is an anti-Islamist, Muslim-majority nation, yet most Americans have no idea we have friends there. To learn more about this distant and intriguing corner of the world, host Clifford D. May is joined by Svante Cornell, Director of the Central Asian Caucasus Institute at the American Foreign Policy Council. more...